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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

15Aug

CAZA Commends Government of Canada Measures to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

OTTAWA, August 14, 2017: Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is pleased with the Government of Canada’s announcement regarding new measures to protect North Atlantic right whal... Read More

8Jun

Letter to the Editor – National Geographic Re: Is it time for zoos to be banned?

In his article, Is it time for Zoos to be Banned Mr. Draven is confusing an essential component in the critical discussion about whether zoos should exist. Is time to shut down road-side zoo... Read More

30May

CAZA is saddened to learn of the death of a keeper in England, and our thoughts are with her family and the Zoo during this difficult time.

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is saddened to learn of the death of a keeper at the Hamerton Zoo Park in England, and our thoughts are with her family and the Zoo during th... Read More

23May

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Condemns Tiger Paw Odd & Unusual Auction

OTTAWA May 23, 2017: Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is outraged learn of the acquisition and disposition of animals at the Tiger Paws Odd and Unusual Auction held in northwe... Read More

16May

Statement by Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums: Park Board Decision Based in Ideology as Opposed to Science and Interest of Rescued Cetaceans

OTTAWA, May 16, 2017: Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is deeply concerned for the fate of rescued cetaceans following the decision by the Vancouver Park Board to amend by... Read More

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