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


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


Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) offer condolences to family of Marineland founder, John Holer

CAZA says its members are standing by should they be needed to help Marineland with its animals Ottawa (June 25, 2018) — John Holer, the 83-year-old founder of Marineland, died at his Niag... Read More


“A true visionary in the world of aquariums and zoos,” Ocean Wise president and CEO, Dr. John Nightingale, announces his retirement

“We will miss his devotion, enthusiasm and expertise,” says Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Executive Director   Ottawa (May 2, 2018) — After almost a quarter century of ... Read More


CAZA congratulates Ocean Wise® being named 
one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2018

Ocean Wise recognized for its commitment to sustainability and for creating a culture of environmental awareness. Ottawa (April 24, 2018) — Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) ... Read More


Put the animals ahead of politics

February 20, 2018 – Canada’s Accredited Zoos & Aquariums (CAZA) today calls on the City of Sault Ste. Marie to put the welfare of the animals at Spruce Haven Nature Park ahead of pol... Read More


Discovery Wildlife Park: Public Safety & Conservation Outreach Must Change

OTTAWA: January 21, 2018: Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) is disappointed to see a video created by Discovery Wildlife Park in Alberta displaying a bear eating ice cream at a... Read More


City of Sault Ste. Marie Harms Animal Welfare & Puts Public Safety at Risk

OTTAWA – January 20, 2018: Next week the City of Sault Ste. Marie will take unprecedented steps to bulldoze a set of new bylaws through Council which will set back animal welfare protectio... Read More


CAZA Supports Vancouver Aquarium as a Leader in Ocean Research & Marine Mammal Care

OTTAWA – January 18, 2018 : Canada’s  Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA) unequivocally supports the decision made today by the Vancouver Aquarium to focus on raising awareness of ... Read More


Near Lethal Snake Bite a Reminder of Why Exotic Animal Regulation is Needed in Ontario

OTTAWA: December 4, 2017 – A near lethal snake bite to a Toronto man this week is a troubling reminder of why the Government of Ontario must create regulation and enforcement mechanisms to... Read More


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