• Whoa, boy: Animal-rights defenders tell Mayor Denis Coderre to back off on Montreal rodeo

    3 monthes ago - By Topix

    Despite attempts to portray Montreal as a town with a rich rodeo tradition, this summer's festival featuring bucking broncos in the Vieux Port has always seemed like an odd choice to mark the city's 375th anniversary. Now, animal-rights activists are stepping up a campaign to have the rodeo shut down on the grounds that the horses and bulls suffer as they try to throw their riders.
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