Animal Welfare The very latest news regarding all aspects of animal welfare, protection, rescue, and preservation including statistics, research, and proposed law changes in agriculture and animal husbandry. This category contains releases from animal welfare societies, animal right activist groups, and companies involved in the areas of animal health, safety, and breeding. Get updates on the status of threatened, endangered, and protected species, as well as announcements of educational campaigns and fundraising events.

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Jan 18, 2019, 18:48 ET Jefo to invest 30 M$ in a new production plant

The agribusiness leading company from Saint-Hyacinthe announces the construction of an additional state-of-the-art production plant in 2019...


Jan 18, 2019, 08:00 ET Cadillac Fairview Brightens Blue Monday with Pop-Up Dog Parks

CF to host dog parks at 20 Queen Street W., Toronto Eaton Centre (1 Dundas Street E. and 250 Yonge), Toronto-Dominion Centre, RBC Centre & Simcoe...


Jan 09, 2019, 09:39 ET Media Advisory - Update on the bovine tuberculosis investigation

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) technical briefing for an update on the bovine tuberculosis investigation...


Jan 07, 2019, 05:30 ET Know the signs: Tips for recognizing and managing heart disease in dogs

GUELPH, ON, Jan. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The heart is the organ responsible for pumping blood to and from all tissues and organs of the body in most animals. ...


Jan 03, 2019, 12:05 ET Alberta company fined $1.775 million for violating the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Jan. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Enforcing Canadian environmental and wildlife laws is one important way that Environment and Climate Change...


Dec 19, 2018, 14:30 ET Government of Canada protects Species at Risk critical habitat

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is dedicated to the protection of species at risk and their critical habitat from coast to...


Dec 19, 2018, 12:55 ET Government of Canada protects two new areas off British Columbia's coast for Resident Killer Whales

VANCOUVER, Dec. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is protecting and recovering the iconic and culturally important Southern and Northern...


Dec 03, 2018, 14:00 ET Species deeply rooted in Canadian culture are at risk

OTTAWA, Dec 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada risks losing some emblematic pieces of the biodiversity puzzle. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife ...


Nov 30, 2018, 13:45 ET Destruction of Critical Habitat for Threatened Spotted Gar Nets a $7,000 Fine

CHATHAM-KENT, ON, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Following an investigation by fishery officers, two homeowners pleaded guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice ...


Nov 29, 2018, 14:00 ET Government of Canada takes additional steps to support recovery of the Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Salish Sea

VANCOUVER, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada has the longest coastline in the world, serving as home to rich biodiversity and precious ecosystems. The...


Nov 22, 2018, 06:00 ET Award Winning Charity Reveals Travel Associations Could Do More to Protect Wildlife

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Just over half a million captive wild animals globally are suffering to entertain tourists, including elephants,...


Nov 21, 2018, 14:00 ET The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, November 25 - November 30, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of...


Nov 15, 2018, 15:07 ET Government of Canada announces investments in the Alaska Highway

Building modern, reliable public infrastructure and creating local jobs FORT NELSON, BC, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Public Services and Procurement Canada ...


Nov 15, 2018, 10:20 ET More cats finding homes than ever before

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Humane Canada has just released its annual Canadian animal shelter statistics report, which measures outcomes at...


Nov 15, 2018, 10:00 ET Transport Canada lifts mandatory speed restriction in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the marine environment, including marine mammals, and ensuring...


Nov 09, 2018, 13:34 ET The Government of Canada supports the protection and recovery of species at risk

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and recovering aquatic species at risk, to the benefit of Canada's...


Nov 09, 2018, 09:42 ET Ice-making company fined $350K for Fisheries Act violation

SURREY, BC, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers work hard ...


Nov 05, 2018, 14:00 ET African Community and Conservation Foundation Launches November 2018

African Community and Conservation Foundation ("ACCF" or the "Foundation"), a new, independent non-profit charitable organization is launching in...


Nov 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Polar Bears International Launches Sixth Annual Polar Bear Week This November

Polar Bear Week inspires people to care about polar bears and the Arctic ecosystem CHURCHILL, MB, Nov. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Snow, cold. polar bears: Polar ...


Oct 31, 2018, 13:02 ET Government of Canada taking further action to protect Southern Resident Killer Whales

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - The Southern Resident Killer Whale is an iconic species that faces significant threats to its survival and recovery....


Oct 31, 2018, 10:00 ET Government of Canada and China renew joint commitment to protecting nature

Minister McKenna visits Giant Panda National Park to announce twinning agreement with Jasper and Elk National Parks, as part of renewed Memorandum of ...


Oct 31, 2018, 08:17 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson and Minister Garneau to make an important announcement about the protection of Southern Resident Killer Whales

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, accompanied by the...


Oct 30, 2018, 09:34 ET Largest research donation in UWindsor history to support alternative methods to animal testing

WINDSOR, ON, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The largest philanthropic gift for research in UWindsor history was announced today in support of the Canadian...


Oct 26, 2018, 16:46 ET Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor will connect landscape across the Crowsnest Pass

Campaign to link internationally significant natural areas COLEMAN, AB, Oct. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), along with the...


Oct 22, 2018, 17:21 ET Media Advisory - Ministerial Roundtable on North Atlantic Right Whales

DARTMOUTH, NS, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will host a...