VANCOUVER, September 2, 2005 - Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and the families affected by Hurricane Katrina,” says Al Hickey, Western Regional Director of the Humane Society of Canada.
VANCOUVER, September 26, 2005 - The Humane Society of Canada has launched a global appeal for donations to buy food, bottled water, veterinary supplies, rescue equipment and to transport them to the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and the families affected by Katrina,” says Michael O’Sullivan, Chairman & CEO of The Humane Society of Canada.
October 14, 2005, VANCOUVER – October 16 is National Feral Cat Day and The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking people to remember the plight of these intelligent homeless animals and do what they can to reduce their suffering.
September 28, 2005, TORONTO – The annual The Blessing of Animals is occurring this Saturday at 11 AM at The Cathedral Church of St. James in Toronto (King and Church Streets). The Blessing of Animals takes place each year around the world in honour of St. Francis of Assisi, Founder of the Franciscan Order and Patron Saint of animals and the environment. St. Francis preached about gentleness and poverty and had a love of animals and nature.
VANCOUVER, TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 16/06 – Earlier this month, 425 Members of the European Parliament signed Written Declaration 38 which called for a ban on the import, export and sale of harp and hooded seal products in the European Union, a move supported by The Humane Society of Canada (HSC). “Having worked in the past at the European Parliament with MEPs, the European Commission, we have high regard for their professional approach in dealing with issues like the longstanding cruelty associated with Canada’s annual seal hunt and we will lend the full weight of our support to this ban,” according to Al Hickey, Western Regional Director for the animal charity.