Newsroom - 2021


Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Federal Budget Expectations Remain Firm: “Most Recent Survey of Members Reaffirms Need for Federal Assistance to continue beyond June 2021”

OTTAWA (April 13, 2021) Next week the federal government will bring down the first budget in almost two years, accredited zoos and aquariums will be looking for ongoing support in 2021. “O... Read More


Bill C-205, An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act

Mr. John Barlow, M.P. House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6   Subject:                                   Bill C-205, An Act to amend the Health of Animal... Read More


Accredited Zoos and Aquariums 2021 Preparations Well Underway: Renewed optimism on the horizon, Canada’s accredited zoos and aquariums prepare for safe return of visitors

OTTAWA (March 17, 2021) – “As Canadians approach Spring 2021 with renewed optimism under the pandemic reality, Canada’s 29 accredited zoo and aquariums are preparing for increased ... Read More


Joint association statement on Bill C-11 to update federal privacy legislation

Privacy and data protection are critical in our modern economy where Canadians are constantly accessing digital services to support their work, connect with friends and family, engage in e-c... Read More


The Abbotsford News: Meet Sakura, Greater Vancouver Zoo’s newest red panda

(March 12, 2021) – The Abbotsford News by Ryan Uytdewilligen Male red panda, Arun has a new friend with the arrival of Sakura at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. They are both part of the sp... Read More


CAZA Interview on The Evan Solomon Show

Listen to the interview on The Evan Solomon Show. Description Amanda Galbraith fills-in for Evan Solomon. On today’s show: We hear listeners’ thoughts on the warning from Dr. The... Read More


CTV News: ‘I’ve been pushed to my absolute breaking point:’ Canadian zoos struggle to survive

(February 19, 2021) – CTV News story by Liam Casey. Last week, Paul Goulet’s 10-year-old daughter quietly went to his wife with worry about her father. “It’s like he&... Read More


1069THEX: Canadian zoos hit hard by the pandemic

(February 16, 2021) – Story by Ryann Scheib. Known as the place for families to gather, discover new animals, and have fun – you can imagine that Canada’s zoos, aquariums, and avia... Read More


Business Council of Canada: Partnership between governments and employers can save lives, preserve jobs and rebuild our economy

Dear Prime Minister and Premiers, As business and community leaders, we share your commitment to keeping Canadians safe and eliminating as soon as possible the threat posed by COVID-19. We a... Read More


Canadian Accredited Zoo Rewilds Two Cheetahs to Zimbabwe: Parc Safari (Hemmingford, QC), The Aspinall Foundation, and Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation cooperate to aid in cheetah repopulation in Zimbabwe

OTTAWA (February 8, 2021) – CAZA is proud to highlight a significant animal conservation effort of one of its accredited zoos located in Hemmingford, Quebec. Parc Safari today made it ... Read More


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