Horse Slaughter Canada

Four slaughterhouses are federally licensed to slaughter horses in Canada:

• Bouvry Export Calgary Ltd. in Fort MacLeod, Alta. See  https://www.bouvrycanada.ca/ 

• Canadian Premium Meats Inc. in Lacombe, Alta. See http://www.cpmeats.com/

• Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation in St-Andre- Avellin, Que.; [517 Rang Sainte Julie E, Saint-André-Avellin, QC J0V 1W0]. No website.

• Viande Richelieu Inc. in Massueville, Que. See https://www.vianderichelieu.com/ 

Export Corridors for US Slaughterbound Horses to Canada

More importantly, here are the only designated ports of entry for slaughter-bound horses:

Canadian Port of Entry:Corresponding US Port of Entry
Kingsgate, British Columbia
250-417-2293
Eastport, Idaho
208-267-2396
Coutts, Alberta
403-344-3808
Sweetgrass, Montana
406-335-9610
North Portal, Saskatchewan
306-927-2255
Portal, North Dakota
701-926-4281
Sarnia (Point Edward), Ontario
519-332-3031
Port Huron, Michigan
517-324-5298
Windsor, Ontario
519-969-2522
Detroit, Michigan
313-226-4428
Niagara Falls (Queenston), Ontario
905-937-7434
Lewiston, New York
716-297-6203
Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec
450-246-4125
Champlain, New York
518-298-2191
Woodstock, New Brunswick
506-325-1960
Houlton, Maine
207-532-6099
Source: https://www.inspection.gc.ca/animal-health/humane-transport/horses/designated-border-ports/eng/1324090361423/1324310392596
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Compiled by JANE ALLIN | January 2020

Featured Image: Slaughterbound horse in Cleburne, Texas. By Michael Mulvey, USA Today Sports.


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