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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May 17, 2019, 16:51 ET Media Advisory: Humane Canada's CEO available to comment on Ontario's recent announcement to develop robust animal protection legislation

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to see Ontario's Solicitor General Sylvia Jones' commitment to develop robust animal protection ...


May 15, 2019, 10:35 ET Chronic wasting disease (CWD) - Hunters are asked to cooperate in follow-up actions to prevent the establishment of the disease

QUÉBEC CITY, May 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) is continuing its action to prevent chronic...


May 15, 2019, 08:00 ET Toronto Animal Health Partners Announce Canada's First 'Human Care' Approach to Veterinary Medicine

New veterinary emergency and specialty hospital modeled after best practices in human medicine TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's newest and...


May 15, 2019, 06:00 ET Victoria Day Long-Weekend May Be the Perfect Time to Bring Home An Adoptable Pet from a PetSmart Near You

PetSmart Charities® of Canada is Hosting a National Adoption Weekend May 17 – 19 in PetSmart Stores Across Canada. BURLINGTON, ON, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ ...


May 10, 2019, 17:15 ET BC's 'Big Ships' Support Protection of Endangered Killer Whales

VANCOUVER, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - As Canada continues to increase its focus towards sustainable trade growth, nine key groups have come together in...


May 10, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport to meet with local whale watching company

VANCOUVER, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, will meet with a local Pacific Whale Watch...


May 09, 2019, 17:30 ET Media Advisory - Minister Wilkinson and Parliamentary Secretary Beech to make an important announcement on Southern Resident Killer Whale Protection

VANCOUVER, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and Parliamentary...


May 09, 2019, 11:00 ET Future of the Vancouver Island marmot looks brighter thanks to new study

CALGARY, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Calgary Zoo along with the Marmot Recovery Foundation (MRF), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the...


May 09, 2019, 07:00 ET Sheik Halal Farms slaughterhouse: Undercover Investigation Exposes Incidents of Apparent Animal Abuse, Possible Non-compliance of Human Health Regulations and Possible Misrepresentation of Halal Products

A video highlighting the investigation is released today. Link to video and LCA's investigation: www.LCAnimal.org/SheikHalal GRAND VALLEY, ON, May 9, ...


May 08, 2019, 14:32 ET Government of Canada makes a significant investment in Eastern Nova Scotia through the Oceans Protection Plan

HALIFAX, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Making our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for all Canadians and future generations is a top priority for ...


May 08, 2019, 08:00 ET At 50 years, ifaw unveils a bold new brand and website

Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) —a global animal welfare and conservation non-profit organization—unveils its bold new brand, ...


May 06, 2019, 14:00 ET Whales in troubled waters - Noise pollution and ship traffic threaten Atlantic whales

ST. JOHN'S, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's marine protected areas are more important than ever. The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in...


May 03, 2019, 15:13 ET Marineland Canada Issues Statement of Principles on Whales

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Marineland Canada has issued a Statement of Principles on Whales that provides ten concrete commitments and...


May 03, 2019, 14:08 ET Ontario Nature: Media Statement on Bill 108

QUEEN'S PARK, ON, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Bill 108, the omnibus bill tabled by the Government of Ontario on May 2, reflects neither the values nor the...


May 02, 2019, 11:00 ET Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health Celebrates 20 Years of Scientific Excellence

Public is welcome to visit facility and meet scientists as part of the celebration WINNIPEG, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Home to the Public Health Agency of...


Apr 30, 2019, 11:30 ET Calgary Zoo announces receipt of Petal Certification for Panda Passage

The first project in Alberta to receive this prestigious award CALGARY, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Panda Passage is part of the Calgary Zoo's commitment...


Apr 29, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- CFIA Media Advisory - Opening of the African Swine Fever Forum/

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Under Secretary of Agriculture Greg Ibach, on behalf of Secretary of...


Apr 26, 2019, 20:50 ET Statement - Government of Canada supports ongoing public engagement on protecting at-risk caribou in northeastern British Columbia

PRINCE GEORGE, BC, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary Sean Fraser issued the following statement today on behalf of the Minister of...


Apr 26, 2019, 15:10 ET CFIA Media Advisory - Opening of the African Swine Fever Forum

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Under Secretary of Agriculture Greg Ibach, on behalf of Secretary of...


Apr 25, 2019, 17:26 ET MP Fisher joins fishery officers during Marine Mammal Response Training

DARTMOUTH, NS, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Darren Fisher, joined fishery officers during the on-water...


Apr 25, 2019, 11:08 ET Sobeys Inc. first to bring Beyond Meat® to grocery shelves across Canada

The Beyond Burger™ is available to Canadian shoppers for the first time at Sobeys stores STELLARTON, NS, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Sobeys Inc. is...


Apr 25, 2019, 09:55 ET Canada Announces New Standards for Protecting Our Oceans

MONTRÉAL, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is an ocean nation. With the longest coastline in the world, Canadians rely on healthy and sustainable oceans....


Apr 24, 2019, 12:28 ET Canada invests to protect important nature areas in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - It's in our nature to conserve our land and water, protect our wildlife, and save the places we love. But the...


Apr 24, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada protects important natural habitats in Quebec

MONTRÉAL, April 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Nature is at the heart of our Canadian identity. Protecting natural habitats is an invaluable legacy for...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:30 ET National Geographic Society, Campaign for Nature representatives join nations in Canada to push an ambitious global agenda for nature

With only 18 months left before world leaders meet in China to finalize an agreement to address biodiversity loss, reduce historic rates of wildlife...