Parts of Ontario's new animal trespass law kick in tomorrow
The new bill will target animal rights groups like Pig Save whose members are fixtures outside Fearman's Pork in Burlington.
One of the Toronto Pig Save members, Regan Russell was killed during a protest outside the slaughterhouse this summer after she was struck by a transport truck
The bill makes it illegal to stop or interfere with a vehicle transporting animals.
The government defends the bill saying it will help keep both truck drivers and members of the public safe.
But animal rights activists argue the new rules violate their charter rights.
Pumpkinville will return with some notable changes. The event will move from its traditional Happy Rolph’s location and won’t feature its usual vendors, bouncy castles, animals, free pumpkins and pumpkin decorating contest. There is still plenty of fall fun in store. Saturday October 3rd and Saturday October 17th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Farmers Market. Tim talks to Community and Events Supervisor for the City of St. Catharines Brianne Whitty. https://www.engagestc.ca/
The Royal Canadian Legion’s 2020 National Poppy Campaign will begin on October 30th this year. Tim talks to Communications manager at the Royal Canadian Legion’s national headquarters Nujma Bond. Several changes will be implemented both in response to the global pandemic, and to continue modernizing the ways in which donors can support the campaign. This year, the Legion produced a non-medical mask in response to the pandemic, to offer to Veterans and the public
Challenges frontline workers face during second wave. Emergency Medical Specialist Dr. Mitch Shulman joins Tim to discuss the latest Medical and Covid-19 stories of the week.