Poison kills everything. horribly.
Add your voice to the campaign and ask the Minister of Health to cancel use and ban strychnine and Compound 1080 across Canada.
Ask that we, as a society, transition to promote more ethical and responsible wildlife management and farming practices.
Read this Open Letter to Canada's Minister of Health - signed by 50 experts.
NOTE: since the writing and submission of this Open Letter, Alberta has become the last province still using these poisons - proving that they are unnecessary.
In Canada, long-outdated policies continue to allow the use of violent poisons to kill wildlife.
They are inhumane, with symptoms being extremely painful and prolonged before death.
They are indiscriminate killers that have claimed people and pets in addition to wildlife.
Photographs show the devastating effects of these poisons. Please note that some of the images are disturbing; viewer discretion is advised. See images.
Poisoned Earth - A documentary by Andrew Budziak
The Silent Howl
"To this day, I am haunted by the early signs of poisoning I have witnessed: twitching which was aggravated by mild external stimuli such as the mere noise of a door closing, to more advanced signs such as severe convulsions with the body arching backwards so violently I thought the animal’s spine would snap.
I then could not reach for the euthanizing solution fast enough to put them out of their misery."
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