TORONTO – December 23, 2005 – Christmas is coming early for the animals affected by the evacuation of the owners from the Kashechewan Reserve in Northern Ontario. Tainted water supplies meant that many residents were forced to leave their animals behind to fend for themselves in this remote northern outpost.


man with his dogOctober 29, 2008, VANCOUVER - Helping elderly people and their pets is not only the right thing to do, but it can also reduce health care costs and save lives says The Humane Society of Canada (HSC). "This is the message that we have sent to the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada in our report Silver Paws: The Role of Pets in Reducing Human Health Care Costs," says Al Hickey, HSC Western Regional Director.

December 31, 2005, VANCOUVER – With a New Year about to begin, people often feel overwhelmed by all that’s going on around them. Cruelty to animals, vanishing species, global warming – the list seems almost endless. However, each one of us can take small steps in our daily lives to the make the world a better world for all of us, according to The Humane Society of Canada (HSC).


December 29, 2005, VANCOUVER – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is offering a $1,000 reward though its Victims of Cruelty program for information that leads to the conviction of those responsible for killing a family’s pet rabbits in Gordon Head.


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TORONTO, MARCH 24/06 – On the eve of a massive global protest that continues to harm Canada’s economy and reputation, The Humane Society of Canada is urging Premier Danny Williams of Newfoundland & Labrador and Prime Minister Steven Harper to implement a program to buy back licences to end the seal hunt. Copies of the letters to the Prime Minister and the Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador can be found on our website. And the animal charity is putting its money where its mouth is, by sending a letter along with a cheque for $10,000 to Prime Minister Harper and Premier Williams to start the ball rolling.