The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - HOT ONLINE -

An ed­i­to­rial in the July 4 edi­tion of The Guardian stated that the An­i­mal Wel­fare Act cov­ers agri­cul­ture and wild an­i­mals. This in­for­ma­tion is in­cor­rect. Wild an­i­mals are specif­i­cally ex­cluded and the new bill re­moves the cur­rent re­quire­ment for agri­cul­ture an­i­mals that farm­ers com­ply with na­tional codes of prac­tice for the treat­ment of farmed an­i­mals, and con­verts the codes of prac­tice to a de­fence to a charge.

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