June 1, 2005, VANCOUVER – June is Zoo & Aquarium Month but, according to The Humane Society of Canada (HSC), this isn't a time to celebrate keeping wildlife in confinement, but remind people that wild animals deserve to roam free in their natural habitats where they belong.


June 8, 2005, VANCOUVER – June 12 is World Pet Memorial Day and a wonderful time to remember and honour our beloved pets who have passed away says The Humane Society of Canada (HSC).


petsAugust 06, 2010, VANCOUVER – If you have the time, love, energy and money, why not add a fur face to your family. “A dog or a cat is the best friend in the world anyone could have,” says Al Hickey, Western Regional Director for The Humane Society of Canada. “August 16th is National Homeless Animals' Day and by helping save just one more life, people can take action to give a permanent loving home to an animal in need”

July 7, 2005, VANCOUVER – “The Heat Is On” is a campaign by The Humane Society of Canada reminding people that this summer often the best place for your pets is a cool shady place like your family home. “Each year many well meaning Canadians take advantage of the summer by bringing their pets with them everywhere they go. We’re asking people to stop and think for a moment,” says Al Hickey, Western Regional Director for the animal charity.


August 30, 2005, TORONTO – Although Hurricane Katrina will have weakened considerably by the time she reaches Canada, she is still expected to dump considerable rain that could cause flooding and possibly disrupt travel. Current predictions have Katrina arriving in southern Ontario as early as Wednesday and moving along the St. Lawrence River through Quebec.