“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


« Véritable visionnaire dans le monde des aquariums et des zoos », le PDG d’Ocean Wise, John Nightingale, annonce qu’il prend sa retraite

« Son dévouement, son enthousiasme et son expertise nous manqueront », affirme la directrice générale d’Aquariums et zoos accrédités du Canada. Ottawa (le 2 mai 2018) — Après pre... Read More


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


AZAC félicite Ocean Wise® pour sa nomination sur la liste 
des employeurs les plus verts du Canada pour 2018

L’organisme est reconnu pour son engagement à l’endroit de la durabilité et pour avoir instauré une culture de sensibilisation à l’environnement. Ottawa (24 avril 2018) — Aquariu... Read More


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


Faites passer les animaux avant la politique

Le 20 février 2018 – Aquariums et zoos accrédités du Canada (AZAC) exhorte aujourd’hui la Ville de Sault-Sainte-Marie à faire passer le bien-être des animaux au Parc naturel de Spru... Read More


Discovery Wildlife Park: Public Safety & Conservation Outreach Must Change

OTTAWA: January 21, 2018: Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is disappointed to see a video created by Discovery Wildlife Park in Alberta displaying a bear eating ice cream at a... Read More


City of Sault Ste. Marie Harms Animal Welfare & Puts Public Safety at Risk

OTTAWA – January 20, 2018: Next week the City of Sault Ste. Marie will take unprecedented steps to bulldoze a set of new bylaws through Council which will set back animal welfare protectio... Read More


CAZA Supports Vancouver Aquarium as a Leader in Ocean Research & Marine Mammal Care

OTTAWA – January 18, 2018 : Canada’s  Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) unequivocally supports the decision made today by the Vancouver Aquarium to focus on raising awareness of ... Read More


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



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