Our feature interview is with lawyer Rebeka Breder, who specializes in animal law. Rebeka has been passionate about advancing the welfare of non-human animals since the age of 13, and since then, has volunteered and worked for various animal welfare and non-profit organizations.
Today, Rebeka is a litigation lawyer at Boughton Law Corporation in Vancouver and has also developed a practice in Animal Law.
Rebeka recently created the first Canadian Bar Association Animal Law section, and is actively involved as a voice and activist for the animals.
She speaks with us about several British Columbia issues, including the impending Bill 24 that seeks to move responsibility for hearing the appeals of individuals, whose animals have been seized because of distress, move from theB.C. Supreme Court to the B.C. Farm Industry Review Board; pet cremation fraud in the news; and the deer cull in Invermere.