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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11:52 ET Government of Canada takes steps to protect Aquatic Species at Risk

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's natural environment and wildlife are at the core of our national identity. Biodiversity is the cornerstone of ...


Mar 21, 2019, 06:00 ET Many seafood companies in murky waters when it comes to tackling lost fishing gear

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Ghost gear. It traps, mutilates and kills millions of marine animals each year including, whales dolphins and turtles....


Mar 13, 2019, 14:14 ET The Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories partner on Boreal Caribou Conservation

YELLOWKNIFE, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is protecting and conserving nature and wildlife, an important legacy for future...


Mar 11, 2019, 11:00 ET Historic release bolsters one of Canada's most endangered birds

Conservation collaboration benefits greater sage-grouse For more media materials, please visit:...


Mar 08, 2019, 06:00 ET Captive marine mammals traded and exploited for tourist entertainment

TORONTO, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Thousands of marine mammals, including dolphins and small whales, are suffering in captivity around the world in tanks ...


Mar 07, 2019, 10:35 ET Government of Canada invests $710,000 in coastal research initiatives in the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick

ST. ANDREWS, NB, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's marine ecosystems are vital to the livelihoods, well-being and cultural heritage of countless...


Mar 06, 2019, 11:00 ET Calgary Zoo begins planned Panda breeding

CALGARY, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Calgary Zoo announces that Er Shun, the adult female panda has entered the early stages of her breeding cycle,...


Feb 28, 2019, 08:00 ET Canopy Growth and Sequential Brands Group Announce Collaboration on CBD Product Development

Martha Stewart to join as advisor on hemp-derived CBD products SMITHS FALLS, ON and NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation...


Feb 27, 2019, 07:00 ET International Polar Bear Day Spreads Awareness of Polar Bear Conservation and the Dire Threat of Habitat Loss

International Polar Bear Day highlights challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic CHURCHILL, MB, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Polar Bears...


Feb 27, 2019, 06:00 ET Animal welfare is seemingly not a priority for some global food companies indicates international report

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Walmart and Restaurant Brands International (which includes Tim Hortons and Burger King), along with other major...


Feb 26, 2019, 16:00 ET The Government of Canada is working with communities to protect species at risk and double the amount of protected nature in Canada's lands and oceans

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is home to diverse wildlife from coast to coast to coast, and Canadians care about protecting our nature. That's ...


Feb 26, 2019, 14:38 ET Three Quebec hunters fined a total of $11,750 for breaking federal and provincial wildlife laws

QUÉBEC, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Enforcing Canadian environmental and wildlife laws is one important way that Environment and Climate Change Canada is...


Feb 26, 2019, 09:45 ET Conservation Philanthropist Richard A. Corbett Joins the Wild Harvest Initiative® Partnership Alliance

Richard A. "Dick" Corbett commits support to Conservation Visions' Wild Harvest Initiative®, the first serious effort to assess the actual amount,...


Feb 20, 2019, 17:20 ET Humane Canada Available for comment on the Transport of Animals Regulations released today

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada, CEO Barbara Cartwright is available for comment on the Transport of Animals Regulations, released today. ...


Feb 20, 2019, 11:40 ET Government of Canada announces changes to humane transport requirements under the Health of Animals Regulations

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) understands the importance of the health and wellbeing of animals to...


Feb 20, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - CFIA announces the publication of amendments to animal health regulations/

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announces the publication of amendments to animal health regulations....


Feb 19, 2019, 18:20 ET Media advisory - CFIA announces the publication of amendments to animal health regulations

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Event: Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announces the publication of amendments to animal health regulations....


Feb 19, 2019, 16:23 ET Government invests in industry-led animal welfare activities

GUELPH, ON, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The livestock industry strives to continuously improve its capacity to respond to increasing demands by consumers...


Feb 17, 2019, 07:54 ET Minister Wilkinson takes part in International Year of the Salmon's Gulf of Alaska Expedition Send-Off

VANCOUVER, Feb. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, was in Vancouver...


Feb 16, 2019, 19:21 ET Minister Wilkinson takes part in International Year of the Salmon's Gulf of Alaska Expedition Send-Off

VANCOUVER, Feb. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, was in Vancouver...


Feb 13, 2019, 20:48 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson to make announcement on the protection of aquatic species at risk

VANCOUVER, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and Member of...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:39 ET Canadian fishery officers take part in international patrol targeting illegal fishing in the Pacific Ocean

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing deprives the international economy of billions of dollars and...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:33 ET You Have Questions about Adopting a Pet: We Have Answers

New Adoption Ambassadors in Every PetSmart® Store Make it Easier Than Ever to Adopt a Pet During PetSmart Charities® of Canada's National Adoption...


Feb 11, 2019, 14:10 ET International Fund for Animal Welfare Receives Grant Of Nearly $29,000 From PetSmart Charities® of Canada To Fuel Spay/Neuter Efforts In Remote North

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has received a grant in the amount of $28,980 from PetSmart Charities of Canada to help fuel its...


Feb 07, 2019, 15:30 ET Peer Review concludes Piscine Orthoreovirus transfer from Atlantic salmon farms poses minimal risk to wild Fraser River sockeye

VANCOUVER, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - From January 28-30, 2019, Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS) conducted a...