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5Jan

Quebec’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Need Guidance: Expected new Quebec lockdown measures need to account for zoo animal welfare

(January 5, 2021) – Quebec media reports today indicate residents in the Province of Quebec can expect the provincial government to announce that effective Saturday, January 9, 2021, e... Read More

27Oct

Accredited Zoos & Aquariums Urge Canadian Governments to Move Quickly with Rapid Testing Plans

OTTAWA (October 27, 2020) –  With the 2020 tourist season for accredited zoos and aquariums in the books, CAZA Executive Director Jim Facette said, “the 2021 season is just ahead of... Read More

9Oct

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Welcome Federal COVID-19 Measures for Business: Federal Financial Assistance a Key Link to Enhancing Long-term Sustainability

(OTTAWA) October 9, 2020 – “Canada’s 29 accredited zoos and aquariums have continuously advocated the importance of maintaining federal financial assistance, our members have told us t... Read More

7Oct

CAZA Recognizes Excellence in Animal Care and Conservation: FOUR ACCREDITED FACILITIES AWARDED INDUSTRY BEST AT CAZA’S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

(OTTAWA) October 7, 2020 — At the Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) Annual General Meeting, winners of the 2020 Outstanding Achievement Awards were recognized for their commi... Read More

11Sep

Travel and tourism industry calls for urgent dialogue and action with governments

TORONTO (September 11, 2020) – This week, as tourism ministers across the country convened at the Canadian Council of Tourism Ministers (CCTM), business leaders in the sector are calli... Read More

11Jun

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums add their voices to, “Its Time to Travel” – National Effort Encourages Governments to Work Together on 2020 Travel and Tourism

OTTAWA (June 11, 2020) – Canada’s 30 accredited zoos and aquariums have joined forces with a national effort to work with governments as we balance COVID-19 health protocols with 202... Read More

11Jun

QUEBEC ACCREDITED MEMBERS WELCOME MINISTER PROULX ANNOUNCEMENT: ALL ACCREDITED ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS NOW PERMITTED TO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

OTTAWA (June 11, 2020) – “Quebec’s accredited zoos and aquariums were instrumental in preparing the industry’s COVID-19 health safety plan, today’s announcement by Minister Pro... Read More

9Jun

CANADA’S 30 ACCREDITED ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS SEEING HOPE: ACCREDITED FACILITIES OPENING ACROSS CANADA WITH NEW NORMAL

OTTAWA (June 9, 2020) – With the Ontario government announcement yesterday of moving forward with Stage 2 of the COVID-19 Re-Opening Strategy for most Ontario health regions, by next w... Read More

5Jun

ONTARIO ACCREDITED ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS READY TO REOPEN: PUBLIC HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS ARE FRONT AND CENTER IN INDUSTRY RE-OPENING PLANS

OTTAWA (June 5, 2020) – Today at the Ontario Legislature finance committee hearings via ZOOM looking into the impacts of COVID-19 on the tourism sector, CAZA Executive Director Jim Fac... Read More

27May

CANADA’S 30 ACCREDITED ZOOS AND AQUARIUM MAKE USE OF CANADA’S COVID-19 ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN

OTTAWA (May 27, 2020) – “Canada’s 30 accredited zoos and aquariums are making good use of the federal programs contained within the Canada COVID-19 Economic Response Plan,” said ... Read More

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