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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

21Apr

LETTER TO LUC BERTHOLD: SHADOW CABINET MINISTER OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND COMMUNITIES

OTTAWA (April 21, 2020) – Dear Mr. Berthold: I am writing to you in your capacity of critic/shadow cabinet for the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. We represent Canada’s t... Read More

20Apr

VANCOUVER ZOO GENERAL MANAGER SERGE LUSSIER – FUTURE PLANS

OTTAWA (April 20, 2020) – General Manager Serge Lussier outlines major revamp coming to GVZoo.... Read More

17Apr

CMA-AMC: Museums Together // Les musées ensemble

OTTAWA (April, 17, 2020) – Museums Together virtual conference remarks and video available. (Bilingual) Le ministre vous souhaite la bienvenue et vous remercie de prendre le temps de v... Read More

16Apr

LETTER TO MINISTER MCKENNA: CANADA’S ACCREDITED ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS AT THE READY WITH INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS READY

OTTAWA (April 16, 2020) – In a letter to the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities CAZA executive director Jim Facette said, “Canada’s accredited... Read More

7Apr

CBC NEWS: TORONTO ZOO TAKING PRECAUTIONS WITH BIG CATS AFTER TIGER IN N.Y. GETS COVID-19

TORONTO – (April 7, 2020) – CBC News Story by Liam Casey. The news that a tiger tested positive for COVID-19 at the Bronx Zoo in New York dropped like a bomb at the Toronto Zoo. ... Read More

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