SEPTEMBER 27/04, TORONTO -- Millions of them have crept into our homes and into our hearts. Overnight they have taken control of our homes and our lives. We cook for them, buy birthday presents for them, include them in our Wills, let them sleep wherever they like and even talk to them over the telephone.


September 30, 2004, TORONTO - Once again The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) will be participating in the annual The Blessing of Animals, celebrating the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi.


October 28, 2004, TORONTO - The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is offering a $1,000 reward for information resulting in the conviction of those responsible for stabbing two German Shepherd dogs last Thursday in Oro-Medonte township north of Barrie, Ontario. The serious nature of their injuries meant the dogs had to be humanely euthanized.


October 14, 2004, VANCOUVER - October 16 is World Food Day and The Humane Society of Canada (HSC) is asking people to participate in this special day. This year's theme is "Biodiversity for Food Security."

"People can participate in any of a number of ways including learning more about our food supply and how it affects the Earth and the various species," says Al Hickey, HSC Western Regional Director.


VANCOUVER, October 29/2004 - "What if there was a world so perfectly balanced that millions of species thrived in realms of water, land and air. What if a single species became so powerful that it began to change the very nature of the planet itself? It's happening right now, and only one species has the power to stop it. Ours." (Alanis Morisette and Keanu Reeves narrators for The Great Warming, Stonehaven Canada Productions)