Environmental News Network, March 26, 2015 - France has become the latest country to pass laws to promote green roofing. Under the new law, newly constructed commercial buildings are to incorporate roofs either partially covered in plants or solar panels. Supporting a number of environmental benefits including, added insulation for the new buildings, decrease the amount of water runoff, combat air pollution in urban centers, provide green energy, etc. To read the full story please click here.
Oregon State University, Mar 26, 2015 - Reasearchers' preliminary results uncover the effects of deep-water, human-caused pollution and contamination on fish species. The new research, conducted at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have found pathological changes in fish consistent with exposure to toxins and carcinogens. For more details the full article can be found here.
Click here to view The Humane Society of Canada's 2014 Christmas Appeal.
Working across the street and across the country, The Humane Society of Canada is the only organization of its kind helping companion animals, horses and farm animals, lab animals, wildlife and the environment. A registered charity we rely entirely on the goodwill and donations of our supporters. Caring people like you.
For the elderly, their pets are often their only companions in an otherwise lonely existence. If you have ever felt the nudge of a cold nose, listened to a contented purr, or felt the warm beat of their hearts, you know exactly what I am talking about. Scientific studies show us what we already know. Living with our pets helps us cope with a wide range of social and health benefits. Encouraging everyone to adopt from animal rescue groups and shelters means more permanent loving homes which is especially true in the case of seniors.
August 6, 2014 - For nearly 20 years, the staff of The Humane Society of Canada have actively participated in the administration and enforcement of CITES, a United Nations treaty to which 175 nations, including Canada (which was a founding member) are signatories. CITES stands for the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species and is the most important wildlife treaty in the world.
Vancouver, July 24, 2014 – In light of recent tragic events; the death of six dogs to heat stroke by being left in a dog walker's truck in Abbotsford, B.C. With a dramatic, hard hitting public service announcement: The Heat Is On, The Humane Society of Canada is again launching its nationwide campaign asking people to leave their pets at home during hot weather. Different versions of the multimedia PSA can be found here.
April 13, 2017, 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.
Dear Friend of Animals,
If you have already made a donation to help sick, injured and orphaned animals at risk, we would like to thank you for your kindness and generosity.
If have not yet made a donation, please help us save just one more life.
We have very good news. A generous benefactor has agreed to triple your donation and we are coming ever closer to our goal of raising $ 50.000 to help even more animals.
Please make your life saving donation now and every $ 1 you donate will be matched by $3
VANCOUVER, DECEMBER 24/2014 - As families have for more than 50 years, children and their parents eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and his reindeer can watch them as they travel around the world spreading joy and Christmas cheer relying on the high tech folks at NORAD The Humane Society of Canada (HSC). “That wonderful bond between Santa, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and of course Rudolph reminds us once of that special age old bond between people and animals, “ says All Hickey, HSC Western Regional Director.