Friday, September 14, 2018

Prof. Angela Fernandez with Camille LabchukCongratulations to alumna Camille Labchuk, JD 2012, executive director of Animal Justice, the recipient of the Compassion for Animals Award for 2018. This award is given in honour of Toronto animal advocate Lisa Grill. Grill’s “personal commitment to compassion inspires her loved ones to work for a better world for animals and people alike."

The award is presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association. Labchuk was one of three nominees. She is one of Canada’s leading advocates in animal rights, a frequent lecturer and media commentator on animal law issues, and has worked to protect animals for more than a decade. She helped launch "Paw & Order," Canada's only animal law podcast.

Right: Prof. Angela Fernandez with Camille Labchuk