Air Canada to Ban Shipments of Primates to Laboratories!

December 2012

After a year-long review, which included input from PETA, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) ruled that it will allow Air Canada to ban the transport of monkeys to laboratories. PETA had urged the airline to adopt the ban, and through PETA’s website, nearly 19,000 people asked the CTA to approve Air Canada’s proposal.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind