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Sep 22, 2015, 05:45 ET HSBC partners with CWF to combat 'nature deficit disorder' amongst 150,000+ Canadians, and WWF-Canada to research 25 major watersheds

** CWF, WWF-Canada two of more than 140 charities globally to receive significant contributions from HSBC's global US$150m community fund** TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife...


Apr 10, 2014, 17:37 ET Survivors Recount Dramatic Rescue at Sea on Dateline NBC this weekend

OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The four survivors of a dramatic rescue at sea will recount the dramatic capsize of their ocean rowboat on Dateline NBC this weekend. Keith Morrison reports the...


Nov 05, 2013, 15:36 ET Canada needs to break its pattern of unfulfilled commitments to protect wildlife

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The 2013 Fall Report of the Interim Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development finds that Canada has the legal framework and regulatory tools in place to ...


Oct 30, 2013, 12:50 ET Canadian Wildlife Federation Continues Commitment to Marine Conservation with New National Marine Animals Emergency Response Initiative

OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) has officially completed its Bike for Wildlife cross-Canada trek in Halifax, N.S. with an exciting new national marine...


Sep 18, 2013, 10:17 ET The Power of 10: Canadian Wildlife Federation and Ten Tree Inspire a Movement

OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), Ten Tree and top international athletes have teamed up to inspire a new movement to encourage youth to live active outdoor...


Aug 12, 2013, 07:57 ET The Canadian Wildlife Federation Invites Canadians to Join the Bike for Wildlife

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is urging Canadians to explore all that nature has to offer with the CWF Bike for Wildlife, a nationwide celebration. CWF Athletic ...


Jul 23, 2013, 12:51 ET Canadian Wildlife Federation Presents Western Boreal Forest Initiative at International Congress of Conservation Biology

OTTAWA, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Wildlife Federation is presenting its Western Boreal Forest Initiative at the International Congress of Conservation Biology in Baltimore, MD....


Jun 21, 2013, 16:26 ET Be Aware of Wildlife Displaced by Flooding

OTTAWA, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation advises people in flood areas to be aware of wildlife that may be displaced as a result of the rising water. Flooded habitats could...


Jun 10, 2013, 14:00 ET CWF Elects Lifetime Conservationist Lloyd Lintott as Board President

OTTAWA, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the election of Mr. Lloyd Lintott as CWF Board President. Mr. Lintott has held various roles on the executive ...


Jun 04, 2013, 12:09 ET CWF makes ocean health a freshwater issue during Rivers to Oceans Week

OTTAWA, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Starting on Oceans Day on June 8 and encompassing Canadian Rivers Day on June 9, Rivers to Oceans Week raises awareness about the importance of Canada's waters and...


May 22, 2013, 11:58 ET The Little Brown Bat is the Focus of the Latest HWW PSA

PSA PROFILES A BAT SPECIES FACING EXTINCTION OTTAWA, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - On this International Day for Biodiversity, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) proudly announces that the Little Brown...


Apr 16, 2013, 12:29 ET The Wolverine is the Focus of the Latest HWW PSA

PSA PROFILES CANADA'S MOST MYSTERIOUS MAMMAL OTTAWA, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation proudly announces that the Wolverine is the focus of the next public service announcement...


Apr 08, 2013, 14:15 ET Rowers Arrive Safely on Land After Boat Capsizes

OTTAWA, April 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation Africa to Americas Expedition reached a dramatic conclusion with the capsizing of the OAR Northwest rowboat 650 kilometres north of...


Mar 27, 2013, 14:35 ET First National Meeting of Canada's Marine Animal Emergency Response Networks

CHARLOTTETOWN, March 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Thirty people from across the country, representing the four major marine animal emergency response networks (Newfoundland & Labrador, the Maritime Provinces,...


Mar 14, 2013, 12:11 ET Hinterland Who's Who at Canada Blooms

PART OF THE SPECIAL HWW 50TH ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITIES OTTAWA, March 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Most Canadians who had television in the 1960s or 1970s will remember it — the haunting strains of a lone flute, the ...


Feb 05, 2013, 10:44 ET CWF Africa to Americas Expedition Day 14: Wildlife Inspires Rowers through Difficult Seas

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Three days after the CWF Africa to Americas Expedition launched from Senegal a massive wave crashed down on the OAR Northwest ocean rowboat. The immense force broke an...


Jan 09, 2013, 12:46 ET Hinterland Who's Who celebrates its 50th Anniversary - HWW has been showing Canadians Who's Who since 1963

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Most Canadians who had television in the 1960s or 1970s will remember it — the haunting strains of a lone flute, the trademark theme of Hinterland Who's Who (HWW). It all ...


Dec 13, 2012, 10:23 ET Canadians expect strong Federal leadership on protecting species at risk

OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadians overwhelmingly support a strong Federal government commitment to protecting species at risk in Canada no matter where they are found and regardless of their...


Nov 06, 2012, 09:00 ET Media Advisory: Event/Photo Opportunity - CWF's 50th Anniversary Gala - Painting Canada with Robert Bateman — Celebrating 50 years of Conservation

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - This gala fundraising event honours CWF's 50th Anniversary and iconic Canadian artist and conservationist Robert Bateman. It will also mark the presentation of the first...


Nov 05, 2012, 12:42 ET Smoking Gun in Cohen Report is Lack of Knowledge about Factors Affecting Wild Salmon Populations

HALIFAX, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation supports the recommendations made by the Cohen Commission Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, particularly...


Oct 29, 2012, 11:43 ET CWF and CSTN Launch Great Canadian Turtle Race

HALIFAX, Oct. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) and the Canadian Sea Turtle Network (CSTN) have launched the Great Canadian Turtle Race to help conserve the Endangered...


Oct 25, 2012, 21:48 ET Rowers prepare for CWF Africa to Americas Expedition: 100 days deep at sea in a rowboat

VICTORIA, Oct. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Get ready for the CWF Africa to Americas Expedition, a 100 day deep sea education and research rowing adventure from the West African city of Dakar, Senegal to the...


Oct 16, 2012, 12:25 ET Canadian Canoe Team Joins in 40th Anniversary Celebration of US Clean Water Act

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Capital to Capitol by Canoe, a group of dedicated Canadian Wildlife Federation volunteer canoe adventurers are arriving in Washington in time to celebrate the 40th...


Oct 05, 2012, 19:26 ET Caribou Recovery Strategy - A Major Step Forward

OTTAWA, Oct. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) believes Environment Canada's Boreal Caribou Recovery Strategy is a strong first step towards the conservation of boreal caribou...


Oct 03, 2012, 12:32 ET Ten Tree and CWF Launch INSPIRE Campaign

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation and Ten Tree Apparel are launching a new video series to get youth outside connecting to nature. #INSPIRE features the young...