03 Feb '11, 3am

A govt task force was appointed to investigate the slaughter of 100 dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada

A govt task force was appointed to investigate the slaughter of 100 dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada

An organisation that fights animal abuse is calling the slaughter of 100 sled dogs by an outdoor adventure company in British Columbia a bloodbath and police are investigating. -- PHOTO: AP VANCOUVER - A CANADIAN government task force was appointed on Wednesday to investigate the slaughter of 100 husky dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics, as well as the sled-dog industry. The dogs, which pulled tourist sleds in the Canadian ski resort of Whistler, were reportedly killed by one tourism company worker using a shotgun and a knife. Injured dogs tried to escape and one survived to crawl from a mass grave a day later. 'No creature should ever have to suffer in the manner that has been reported, and we want to ensure that nothing like this ever happens again in our province,' British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell in a statement. The province appointed a panel headed by a...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 02 Feb '11, 2am

VANCOUVER, Canada (AFP) - – Police are investigating the slaughter of 100 husky dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics ...

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straitstimes.com 01 Feb '11, 2am

VANCOUVER (British Columbia) - AN ORGANISATION that fights animal abuse is calling the slaughter of 100 sled dogs by an ou...

Sailing: Task force set up for Rio Games

Sailing: Task force set up for Rio Games

channelnewsasia.com 01 Feb '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: Singapore Sailing has set up an Olympic Pathway Task Force to prepare for the 2016 Rio Games. The task force wi...