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22May

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) calls for stronger regulatory and enforcement measures

Animal protection officers shut down St-Édouard Zoo, rescuing more than 100 wild and exotic animals, many without adequate food and water Ottawa (May 22, 2019) — Canada’s Accredited Z... Read More

10May

May 10, 2019 (Ottawa) – Statement from Dr. Susan Shafer, Executive Director of Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums on the results of the Ethics and Compliance Committee’s investigation into the Cherry Brook Zoo guinea pig euthanasia.

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums has completed their investigation into the December 2018 guinea pig incident at Cherry Brook Zoo. The Ethics and Compliance Committee, composed of zo... Read More

4Apr

New Brunswick SPCA Investigation Into Cherry Brook Zoo

Ottawa (April 4, 2019) — Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is aware of the concerns being expressed regarding the New Brunswick SPCA’s investigation into the inhumane eutha... Read More

31Jan

CAZA is Saddened to Learn of the Passing of Blizzard the Polar Bear, and our Thoughts are With Everyone at the Assiniboine Park and Zoo.

Ottawa (January 31, 2019) — The family of Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums offers its condolences to the staff, volunteers and everyone who cared for Blizzard, a beloved five-yea... Read More

5Nov

CAZA calls on Prime Minister Trudeau to intervene, save environmentalists jailed in Iran from death penalty

The founder of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation has already died in prison Ottawa (November 5, 2018) —Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) urges Prime Minister Justin Tr... Read More

17Sep

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums 2018 Award Winners

Vancouver Aquarium recognized with two CAZA awards while zoos in Toronto, Granby and Winnipeg also take home the hardware.  Ottawa (September 17, 2018) — Accredited zoos and aquariums acr... Read More

13Aug

Quebec exotic-animal regulations are dangerous to both public and the animals, says CAZA

Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums take Quebec government to task over exotic animal exhibit that puts tigers on public displays in frighteningly small pens Ottawa (August 13, 2018) ... Read More

19Jul

Nestlé now promises to protect rainforests 
and important animal habitat

Recently, the food giant had its affiliation with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) suspended for failing to hold to its promise. After much pressure, Nestlé is back at the tabl... Read More

6Jul

Nestlé must keep its promise to protect rainforests 
and important animal habitats, says CAZA

Recently, the food giant had its affiliation with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) suspended for failing to hold to its promise Ottawa (July 6, 2018) — Nestlé, the world’s ... Read More

30Jun

Aquarium du Québec mourns the passing of 
a “very special” adult female walrus

“It is a sad day for all of us,” said Dr. Susan Shafer, the executive director of Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Ottawa (June 30, 2018) — The family of Canada’s Accredited ... Read More

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