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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 legislation that provides transparency and...


Apr 09, 2019, 12:38 ET Media Advisory - Animal Welfare Conference Hosted for the First Time in Quebec

Sixth Annual Conference Will Explore Topics such as Breed Specific Legislation "BSL" in Quebec MONTREAL, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Close to 400 animal lovers and advocates are gathering this coming...


Apr 08, 2019, 12:06 ET Commercial Truck Drivers Hitting the Road to Reunite Families with their Furry Companions win National Award

OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that a group of compassionate truck drivers from across Canada called Furry Hobos N Hiway Hero's are the recipient of a 2019...


Apr 08, 2019, 12:04 ET Patients and Pets are a Healing Combination - Hamilton non-profit recognized with leadership and innovation award

OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that Zachary's Paws for Healing, a Hamilton-area non-profit, will receive an award recognizing their work to provide support to...


Apr 08, 2019, 11:48 ET Creating Innovative Animal-Free Research Methods Brings Researcher National Award

OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Charu Chandrasekera of the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods has been named the recipient of the 2019...


Apr 08, 2019, 11:45 ET "Chicken Whisperer" Receiving Prestigious National Animal Welfare Award For His Pioneer Research

OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Ian Duncan of the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare at the University of Guelph has been named the recipient...


Apr 08, 2019, 11:33 ET Canadian Foundation wins National Award for their support to advance legal protections for animals and to support vulnerable people and animals

OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that the Donner Canadian Foundation has been named the recipient of a 2019 Animal Welfare Leadership and Innovation Award, for its...


Apr 08, 2019, 11:32 ET Canada's First SPCA Receives Award for Leadership in Advancing Animal Welfare

OTTAWA, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that Montreal SPCA will receive a special award to recognize their role and leadership in the founding of the animal welfare...


Apr 08, 2019, 11:24 ET Lincoln County Humane Society Executive Director Kevin Strooband Receives Award for Leadership, Cooperation and Innovation

OTTAWA, ON, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that Kevin Strooband, Executive Director of the Lincoln County Humane Society will receive an award recognizing his leadership...


Apr 08, 2019, 07:05 ET Conference Promotes Thought Leadership and Celebrates Excellence in Animal Welfare

MONTREAL, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is pleased to announce that PetSmart Charities of Canada is returning as presenting sponsor of the 2019 Humane Canada National Animal Welfare Conference, ...


Apr 02, 2019, 18:18 ET Victory for Whales and Dolphins at The House of Commons today!

OTTAWA, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada applauds the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans for advancing Bill S-203, an act to end the captivity of whales and dolphins. The "Free Willy"...


Apr 02, 2019, 11:52 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Fisheries and Oceans Committee May Tank Whale and Dolphin Bill Today

"Free Willy" bill is under serious threat OTTAWA, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Barbara Cartwright, CEO of Humane Canada is available to comment on the outcome of the clause by clause study of Bill S-203, An ...


Apr 01, 2019, 12:48 ET Montreal is getting ready for THE greatest cat celebration Canada has ever had!

OTTAWA, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Humane Canada and the Montreal SPCA are proud to present the first-ever Montreal Cat Expo: an evening of fun dedicated to cats and the people who love them. The sold out ...


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. Ms. Cartwright can provide in-depth insight and...


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 Canada's humane societies and SPCAs and provides a...


Jul 25, 2018, 08:00 ET Report shows nationwide success in saving cats

OTTAWA, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Humane Canada is thrilled to announce the release of our final report on a nationwide pilot program to save the lives of shelter cats, which reveals tremendous successes ...