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4May

Letter to Federal Members of Parliament (With CAZA Member in their Constituency)

OTTAWA (May 4, 2021) – As you can imagine, Canada’s 28 accredited zoos and aquariums have been hit hard by the pandemic, the open-close cycle, and limitations due to health protocols... Read More

27Apr

LETTER TO THE MINISTER OF HEALTH

OTTAWA (April 27, 2020) The Honourable Patty Hajdu Minister of Health House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6  Dear Minister,  Each one of us is doing what we can to adapt to the realities of ... Read More

13Apr

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

17Mar

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

17Mar

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

16Mar

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

12Mar

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

24Feb

CAZA Interview with Global News Toronto

Zoos and aquariums in Canada are struggling to survive as the pandemic continues. @AntonyRobart discuss with Jim Facette (@CAZA_AZAC) on how the lack of local tourism and tough restrictions ... Read More

19Feb

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

19Feb

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

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