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5Nov

CAZA calls on Prime Minister Trudeau to intervene, save environmentalists jailed in Iran from death penalty

The founder of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation has already died in prison Ottawa (November 5, 2018) —Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) urges Prime Minister Justin Tr... Read More

17Sep

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums 2018 Award Winners

Vancouver Aquarium recognized with two CAZA awards while zoos in Toronto, Granby and Winnipeg also take home the hardware.  Ottawa (September 17, 2018) — Accredited zoos and aquariums acr... Read More

13Aug

Quebec exotic-animal regulations are dangerous to both public and the animals, says CAZA

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums take Quebec government to task over exotic animal exhibit that puts tigers on public displays in frighteningly small pens Ottawa (August 13, 2018) ... Read More

19Jul

Nestlé now promises to protect rainforests 
and important animal habitat

Recently, the food giant had its affiliation with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) suspended for failing to hold to its promise. After much pressure, Nestlé is back at the tabl... Read More

6Jul

Nestlé must keep its promise to protect rainforests 
and important animal habitats, says CAZA

Recently, the food giant had its affiliation with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) suspended for failing to hold to its promise Ottawa (July 6, 2018) — Nestlé, the world’s ... Read More

30Jun

Aquarium du Québec mourns the passing of 
a “very special” adult female walrus

“It is a sad day for all of us,” said Dr. Susan Shafer, the executive director of Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Ottawa (June 30, 2018) — The family of Canada’s Accredited ... Read More

25Jun

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) offer condolences to family of Marineland founder, John Holer

CAZA says its members are standing by should they be needed to help Marineland with its animals Ottawa (June 25, 2018) — John Holer, the 83-year-old founder of Marineland, died at his Niag... Read More

2May

“A true visionary in the world of aquariums and zoos,” Ocean Wise president and CEO, Dr. John Nightingale, announces his retirement

“We will miss his devotion, enthusiasm and expertise,” says Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Executive Director   Ottawa (May 2, 2018) — After almost a quarter century of ... Read More

24Apr

CAZA congratulates Ocean Wise® being named 
one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2018

Ocean Wise recognized for its commitment to sustainability and for creating a culture of environmental awareness. Ottawa (April 24, 2018) — Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) ... Read More

20Feb

Put the animals ahead of politics

February 20, 2018 – Canada’s Accredited Zoos & Aquariums (CAZA) today calls on the City of Sault Ste. Marie to put the welfare of the animals at Spruce Haven Nature Park ahead of pol... Read More

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