The Humane Society of Canada is asking for your help to save the life of "Makoon," a 30 pound male orphaned black bear cub and his companion, a second bear cub, who was never even given a name. Defying common sense and science, regrettably, earlier today, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger accepted what is in our view, very poor advice from his wildlife biologists and released not only “Makoon”, but also a second bear cub, this one only six months old, into the wild to fend for themselves.
VANCOUVER, 14 June 2012 – The Humane Society of Canada wants to remind people that wild animals are extremely vulnerable at this time of year. “Animals having and raising their young are particularly susceptible to human activities,” warns Al Hickey, Humane Society of Canada (HSC) Western Regional Director.
The Humane Society of Canada is asking for your help to save the life of "Makoon," a 30 pound male orphaned black bear cub. While we are grateful to Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger for responding to our call and that of many others to originally spare "Makoon's" life, we believe he is receiving poor advice from his wildlife biologists about what happens next.
The House of Windsor Puts The “Royal” Into Caring For Animals Says The Humane Society of Canada (HSC)
13 June 2012, VANCOUVER - The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Queen Elizabeth II on her Diamond Jubille and to acknowledge with gratitude the long link between the Royal Family and animal welfare and the global influence felt here in Canada and in other countries around the world because of their commitment to help animals, starting with the letter from Kensington Palace on July 4, 1835 which read in part: