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7May

CTV NEWS: DONATIONS POUR IN FOR NOW-CLOSED CHERRY BROOK ZOO

HALIFAX (May 7, 2020) – CTV News story by Allan April. Donations are coming from around the Maritimes after an appeal from the now-closed Cherry Brook Zoo in Saint John, N.B. After 46 ... Read More

4May

CTV NEWS ATLANTIC: NATIONAL GROUP HELPING CHERRY BROOK ZOO FIND NEW HOMES FOR ANIMALS

SAINT JOHN (May 4, 2020) – A CTV News Atlantic story by Laura Lyall. With Saint John’s Cherry Brook Zoo closing its doors, the search is on to find new homes for the animals and ... Read More

3May

GLOBAL NEWS SAINT JOHN: CHERRY BROOK ZOO PREPARES FOR IMPENDING CLOSURE AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

SAINT JOHN (May 3, 2020) – Global News Saint John story by Tim Roszell. Staff at Cherry Brook Zoo in Saint John have begun the slow process of winding down operations after the facilit... Read More

1May

CBC NEW BRUNSWICK: IN THE SEARCH FOR NEW HOMES FOR CHERRY BROOK ZOO’S ANIMALS, BIG CATS ARE A BIG CONCERN

(May 1, 2020) – CBC New Brunswick story by Hadeel Ibrahim. Cherry Brook will consider accredited zoos in Canada and United States first, then non-accredited. The Cherry Brook Zoo will ... Read More

30Apr

CAZA – COVID-19 IMPACT ASSESSMENT SURVEY APRIL 2020

OTTAWA (April 30, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic forced the board of directors to make three important decisions: postpone all 2020 planned accreditation visits, postpone 2020 self-atte... Read More

30Apr

CAZA ACCREDITATION – COVID-19 BY, SERGE LUSSIER, ACCREDITATION COMMISSION CHAIR

OTTAWA (April 30, 2020) – The CAZA Accreditation Commission’s principal purpose is to create and maintain Canadian standards that reflect the current best practices. Therefore, a... Read More

30Apr

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

OTTAWA (April 30, 2020) – I have nothing to write to describe the COVID-19 pandemic we now find ourselves in that would not be a cliché. There simply is no playbook. I hope you and yo... Read More

28Apr

CANADA’S ACCREDITED ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS AT THE READY: ZOOS AND AQUARIUM CAN RESPECT PHYSICAL DISTANCING AND PARTICIPATE IN PROVINCIAL RE-OPENING PLANS

OTTAWA (April 28, 2020) – Canada’s 30 accredited zoos and aquariums are monitoring provincial government re-opening plans. Executive Director Jim Facette said, “it’s important fo... Read More

22Apr

JOINT LETTER FROM CANADIAN ASSOCIATIONS TO THE HONOURABLE STEVEN GUILBEAULT

OTTAWA (April 22, 2020) – Dear Minister: The undersigned organizations recently came together to discuss areas of common interest and begin the process of working together in order to ... Read More

21Apr

LETTER TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT: ACCREDITED ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS IN CONSTITUENCY

OTTAWA (April 21, 2020) – House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Dear Member of Parliament: I am writing to you as a Member of Parliament with one of Canada’s thirty accredited zoo... Read More

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