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The Silence is Deafening

by Shelley Grainger

3AmigosWhy is it when the Canadian government and horse agriculture (ie. slaughter) industry is called upon for answers, their silence is the only thing heard?

When presented with evidence of lies, deceit and corruption, as brought forward in the Toronto Star’s March 30thStar investigation: Ottawa refuses to say whether drug-tainted horse meat entered food chain, not even denial is spoken.  Not a, “we’ll get back to you” rebuff – just deafening silence.

This resounding hush is the same that was heard after the CHDC’s damaging investigative report from inside the La Petite Nation slaughter plant in 2011 – the same one implicated in the Toronto Star report.  No words of acknowledgement, disavowal, or otherwise were heard from the Ministry of Agriculture, the CFIA, nor the dichotomously named pro-slaughter group representing the industry, the Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (HWAC), after…

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Posted on April 3, 2013, in Animal advocate, Animal Welfare, Anti-slaughter, Horse and Rider education, Mustang Advocacy, No-kill Nation, Uncategorized, Wild Horses. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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