Newsroom - 2017

4Dec

Near Lethal Snake Bite a Reminder of Why Exotic Animal Regulation is Needed in Ontario

OTTAWA: December 4, 2017 – A near lethal snake bite to a Toronto man this week is a troubling reminder of why the Government of Ontario must create regulation and enforcement mechanisms to... Read More

28Nov

CAZA Proud to Partner with #NatureForAll

OTTAWA: November 28, 2017 – Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is proud to announce that it has partnered with #NatureForAll – a global movement to inspire the love of natur... Read More

28Nov

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Troubled by Exotic Animal Displays in Quebec

OTTAWA: November 28, 2017 – Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) was troubled to learn of an event held at the Fleur de Lys shopping centre in Quebec City that displayed a numbe... Read More

27Nov

CAZA Board of Directors Announces Calgary Zoo Senior Director, Lindsey Galloway as President

OTTAWA : November 27, 2017 –  Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) today announced the appointment of current Calgary Zoo Senior Director Lindsey Galloway as the next President... Read More

2Nov

CAZA Applauds New Brunswick Government for Tabling Legislation on Exotic Animals

OTTAWA – November 2, 2017: Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) applauds the Government of New Brunswick for tabling legislation to regulate the keeping of exotic animals in the... Read More

27Oct

City Council Must Seek Expert Opinion to Protect Animal Welfare and Public Safety

OTTAWA – October 26, 2017: An ethical debate is taking place in Sault Ste. Marie – should the City prohibit zoological facilities to operate? Behind closed doors, without input from the ... Read More

25Oct

An Open Letter to Members of the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

An Open Letter to Members of the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Dear Senator: On behalf of Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums, I am writing to urge members of the Senate Comm... Read More

16Oct

New City of Toronto Bylaws Will Encourage Underground Black Market for Exotic Animals & Will Negatively Impact Animal Welfare

OTTAWA – October 16, 2017: Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is deeply disturbed by the amendments made to the bylaws pertaining to prohibited animals in the City of Toronto ... Read More

16Oct

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Announces Annual Achievement Awards Recipients

OTTAWA, October 16, 2017 – Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) recognized the achievements of five member facilities in the fields of conservation, exhibit design, educationa... Read More

17Aug

CAZA Joins the OSPCA to Call for More Regulation of Exotic Animals in Ontario

OTTAWA – August 17, 2017:  Earlier today, the OSPCA released a statement calling for more regulation in Ontario for the keeping of exotic animals in zoological facilities.  Canada’s Ac... Read More

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