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Animal welfare a core Canadian value, speaker says News,Uncategorized

By Ieva Lucs and Irina Kouchnir Barbara Cartwright, an award-winning leader in animal welfare and CEO of the Ottawa-based Canadian Federation of Humane Societies, spoke to Humber’s journalism students on the hot topic of breed specific legislation. Cartwright pointed out the contentious divide in perceptions on pit bulls in Ontario. “As we criminalize pit bulls we drive

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Food service chains to unveil calorie count on menus Politics

By Michael Osei Deb Matthews, Ontario’s health minister, has introduced new legislation forcing food service chains to display the calories and nutritional information of items on their menus. Restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, and fast-food outlets with 20 or more locations in Ontario would have to display calorie information on all menus. “It’s a focus on

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