New York Times, April 13, 2015 - Japan's ongoing whaling activities in the Antarctic has failed to convince a panel of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) who argue that Japan's proposal fails to demonstrate a need for "lethal sampling" to achieve it's stated objectives. To read more please click here.
CITES, April 21, 2015 - At the 13th UN Crime Congress held in Doha, Qatar on 13 April 2015, the high-level side event on "Wildlife and Forest Crime: A Serious Crime" underscored the need for international cooperation in combating transnational organized crime. To read more on the event please click here.
The Canadian Press, April 21, 2015 - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced last week that Ontario is joining Quebec and California in putting a price on carbon emissions. British Columbia and Alberta also have carbon-pricing plans which economists assert is the most efficient and effective method of meeting Canada's carbon-reduction goals. To read the full story click here.
April 8, 2015, Prince Albert Saskatchewan – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is hoping that a $1,000 reward being offered through their Victims of Cruelty Program will help to bring to justice the person or persons responsible for killing four rabbits in Prince Albert, SK on April 4th, 2015. The reward is for information resulting in the conviction of those responsible for killing these rabbits.
March 31, 2015, VANCOUVER – With Easter just around the corner The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking people to help animals during this holiday, by not buying or giving small animals and birds as gifts.