Welcome to Animal Cruelty Legislation Advocates (ACLA) Canada, and thank you for joining us. Our goal is to provide you with the latest resources related to Canadian animal cruelty/protection legislation and its enforcement. We hope that what you read here will encourage you to help animals by checking our "Take Action"* page. If you have any comments or questions, we welcome your feedback (see the "Contact Us" page).
* TIP: While browsing our website, you may encounter text that is orange and/or underlined. These words contain links to further information, which you can access by clicking on them.
Our mandate and mission
ACLA Canada's mandate is to undertake the following activities as they relate to animal cruelty/protection legislation and its enforcement:
write, administer, and deliver petitions to courts and government leaders
organize rallies, events and other action campaigns
provide links to the latest news stories regarding animal cruelty cases
provide information and commentary on developments related to animals and legislation in Canada, and globally when it is relevant to the Canadian context
provide education about the role and status of animals in society
advocate for animals in whatever other ways possible
It is a quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws, but to break up both and make new ones.
~ Abraham Lincoln