Monday, July 5, 2010

Protesters R.O.A.R. For Provincial Oversight Of The OSPCA

Protesters calling for provincial oversight of the self-governing Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) will be holding a rally on Saturday, July 10, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Queen's Park in Toronto.
Everyone is invited to attend, including your canine companions.
Organized by Gord Macey, animal rights activist and owner of Lawrence Park Pet Care, the Reform Ontario Animal Rights (R.O.A.R.) rally will call for legislative change while commemorating the senseless slaughter of over 100 animals at the OSPCA Newmarket shelter earlier this year.
There will be musical acts, keynote speakers, and special guests.  
Background
As previously reported, on May 10, 2010, the Newmarket OSPCA claimed that 350 animals in its care had been infected with a "virulent, aggressive" strain of ringworm that was "a tremendous public health issue," and that all the animals, with the exception of a few turtles, would be put to death.....
 *Read more by Anita Robeson at examiner.com.

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