20 March 2011, TORONTO – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking for donations to help the animal victims of the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated the country of Japan recently. In order to ensure that injured and lost animals are cared for and to help people affected by this natural disaster care for their pets, The Humane Society of Canada has begun coordinating relief efforts to help these affected animals and those who care for them.
January 1, 2011, 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).
DOHA, Qatar – Delegates at INTERPOL's 79th General Assembly have backed a series of resolutions which will strengthen national and international policing and provide a strong basis to identify and combat future crime and terrorism threats.
Last November, Operation Baba, a five-country law enforcement operation in Africa co-ordinated by INTERPOL with the support of The Humane Society of Canada and other dedicated groups, resulted in the arrest of 57 people and the seizure of one ton of illegal elephant ivory. The one-day sweep targeted more than 50 locations, including local ivory markets, airports, border crossings and smuggling points involving more than 300 law enforcement officers from police, customs, national wildlife and national intelligence agencies in Congo (Brazzaville), Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, and represented the largest-ever international wildlife law enforcement operation conducted in Africa.
“We are proud to continue with our longstanding relationship with INTERPOL as they continue with their worldwide crackdown on these international organized crime syndicates,” says HSC Regional Director Al Hickey. Once these syndicates discover a successful pipeline, they often work with others to smuggle contraband, weapons, drugs and people.
December 30, 2010, VANCOUVER – Cold weather and snow are making their seasonal appearances over much of Canada making it increasingly difficult for birds to find enough food. The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) says that people and birds both benefit when humans assist their feathered friends by supplying them with a continuous supply of quality bird feed.
VANCOUVER, NOVEMBER 25/2011 - With Christmas and the Holiday Season just around the corner, The Humane Society of Canada is asking you to give thoughtful gifts that also help animals. “We have a wide range of gifts for your pets, family and friends. When you spend your hard earned money with us every dollar goes to help animals,” says HSC Western Regional Director, Al Hickey. The animal charity also rewards people who spend more with special telephone or online discounts of 10% and seniors get 20% off starting today Black Friday and running right through until midnight on Cyber Monday November 28th.