May 3, 2016, Vancouver, - May 8th is Mother's Day and The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) wants people to know that they can find that special gift for Mothers and Grandmothers who like animals and nature at The Humane Society of Canada’s (HSC’s) Online Adventure Store at www.humanesociety.com. Not only will you be surprising the recipient with a thoughtful present, but your gift will be helping animals and the environment as well!
The government announced it will formally accept and sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on April 22, 2016 to mark Earth Day, and launch an interactive website where Canadians can share their input on climate change and clean growth. To read the full story, click here.
Scientists are studying the use of a graphene layer on solar panels. The new panels can conduct electricity under rainy conditions; increasing the efficiency and potential geographical considerations in choosing solar energy. Read the full story here.
New data demonstrates a growing trend in clean energy investment which is now outpacing growth in traditional fossil fuel industries due to a combination of factors, including cost efficiency. Click here to read more.
TORONTO, March 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) today asked a simple question: "Why not tell your readers the whole story, Toronto Star?"
"When big media organizations fail to include hard facts in their story, they are doing their own readers a great disservice," said Michael O'Sullivan, Executive Director and CEO of the HSC.
Canadian charities call on Liberal government to act on election campaign to stop all political-activity audits started under Harper Conservatives. Read the full story here.
TORONTO, March 15, 2016 – The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) today expressed disappointment that the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear its appeal of a decision by the Canada Revenue Agency.
The proposed joint survey would provide the most updated count of polar bears in the Beaufort Sea region in at least 10 years. Click here to read more.
Hundreds of dogs will be saved every year from Health Canada's decision to stop its safety requirement for pesticide testing on animals. Up to 64 Beagles can be used per test during the mandatory year-long testing. Canada has now joined the US and European Union by eliminating unnecessary animal testing. Read the full story here.
The Department of Fisheries reveals the annual Canadian seal hunt has run a $ 2 million deficit after trying to conceal the figures. Memos released under Access to Information requests reveal the government funding and plans for the Seal Hunt over the past several years; demonstrating how the 2009 European Union ban on Canadian Seal Products has affected the industry and its public image. Read the full story here.