Stronger action needed on animal activism

Farmers and livestock transporters across Ontario are facing increasing harassment from activists. These individuals and organizations are causing significant disruptions to one of Ontario’s largest economic driver – the agri-food sector. Peaceful protests have escalated to trespassing, break-ins, theft of farm property and physical harassment. The legal system is offering little protection. Police are reluctant to lay charges. And the Crown is withdrawing charges before trial. Ontario’s agriculture industry is calling on MPPs to work with agricultural leaders for stronger enforcement to ensure the safety of Ontario’s farm families and their employees.

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