As part of The Humane Society of Canada's Disaster Relief, Rescue and Recovery Program, we monitor the Canadian Hurricane Centre, NASA and the US National Weather Service for up to date information on now Post-tropical storm Harvey and developing Hurricane Irma.
As part of The Humane Society of Canada's Disaster Relief, Rescue and Recovery Program, we monitor both the Canadian Hurricane Centre, NASA and the US National Weather Service for up to date information on now Post-tropical storm Irene.
As of 2.47 pm on Monday, August 29th, Irene has now been downgraded to a post-tropical storm, however rainfall warnings are still in effect for portions of Southern Quebec and wind warnings are still in effect for parts of the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. Click to see a storm trajectory for Irene.
We have contacted shelters in Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in order to offer our help and assistance, however, we are happy to report that none of them reported to us any animal injuries due to Irene.
A MESSAGE ON BEHALF OF THE ANIMALS
We sure could use a little good news. We are living in very troubled times. Our pets only want our love, in turn they provide us with comfort and solace.
February 12, 2017, VANCOUVER – If you are looking for a unique Valentine’s Day gift for that special person or furred, feathered or finned someone in your life, you might consider doing your shopping at The Humane Society of Canada’s (HSC’s) Online Adventure Store. Not only will you be surprising the recipient with a thoughtful present, but your gift will be helping animals and the environment as well!
We have very good news this Valentine's Day. A generous benefactor has agreed to triple your donation! If you have not yet made a donation, please help us save just one more life.
Protecting & Comforting Pets from Thunderstorms & Fireworks & Solar Eclipse The Humane Society of Canada
"Animal companions who are frightened of loud noises and bright flashes react in any of a number of ways," says Michael O'Sullivan, HSC Executive Director. "Some pets become anxious or nervous while other are terrified and try to escape – running the risk of becoming lost or injuring themselves," suggests O'Sullivan. "These animals need comforting and to be protected from potential harm."
April 21, 2017, VANCOUVER – Saturday is Earth Day and a reminder that with only one planet to call home, everyone needs to pitch in and make sure that we treat every day as Earth Day says The Humane Society of Canada (HSC).
As we remember 9/11 we need to renew our faith in humanity and remember that we are not in this struggle alone," says Michael O'Sullivan, Chairman & CEO of The Humane Society of Canada. In honouring all of those fallen, as well as the brave men and women working as part of the rescue teams at Ground Zero, The Humane Society of Canada also honours the search and rescue dogs.
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016, TORONTO - A constellation of stars from science fiction, movies, television and comic books kicked off the annual FAN EXPO CANADA extravaganza being held at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto with more than 100,000 fans expected to attend this four day event which is the third largest of its kind in North America. The event is being held at the Metro Convention Centre and runs from September 1-4.
A new study links coral reef health with fish development, revealing how bleaching can effect how reef dwelling fish learn to respond to their environments. Read the full story here.