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New Programme to Support Animal Welfare at Slaughter

The Pig Site – Funded through the bilateral agreement for implementation of Growing Forward 2, this programme will help businesses comply with the requirements relating to the restraining of animals during slaughter, in order to eliminate the suffering of these animals while taking into consideration the concerns of Canadians regarding animal welfare.

The programme will be allocated a budget of C$450,000 spread over three years, from 2013 to 2016.

“Canada has a strong record supporting the use of best practices in the slaughter industry. We are pleased to partner with Quebec to further promote the development of practices that take animal welfare into account,” said Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz
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