Table of Contents





Part I: A Philosophical Prelude


Chapter 1: Philosophy and the Case for Animals

Angus Taylor


Part II: The Fundamental Prohibition: Unnecessary Suffering


Chapter 2: Rethinking the Application of Canadian Criminal Law to Factory Farming

Katie Sykes


Chapter 3: Traffic Tickets on the Last Ride

Vaughan Black


Part III: The Fundamental Classification: Property


Chapter 4: A Monkey in the Middle: Reflections on Darwin the Macaque and the (R)evolution of Wild Animals in Canadian Common Law

Mary J Shariff

Chapter 5: The Canadian Seal Hunt as Seen in Fraser’s Mirror

Lesli Bisgould & Peter Sankoff


Part IV: Different Communities: Municipal, Aboriginal, and International


Chapter 6: Municipal Governance and Innovative Shark Conservation Efforts: Problems and Prospects

Cameron Jefferies & Eran Kaplinsky


Chapter 7: Animal Rights and Aboriginal Rights

Will Kymlicka & Sue Donaldson


Chapter 8: Indigenous Rights and Relations with Animals: Seeing beyond Canadian Law

Constance MacIntosh


Chapter 9: Whales and Seals and Bears, Oh My! The Evolution of Global Animal Law and Canada’s Ambiguous Stance

Katie Sykes, Joanna Langille, & Robert Howse


Part V: New Tactical Approaches


Chapter 10: Charities, Animals, and Social Change: Charting a More Charitable Approach to Animal Advocacy

Maneesha Deckha & Sarah Runyon


Chapter 11: What Does False Advertising Have to Do with Animal Protection?

Camille Labchuk


Chapter 12: Bringing Animal Abusers to Justice Independently: Private Prosecutions and the Enforcement of Canadian Animal Protection Legislation

Sophie Gaillard & Peter Sankoff


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