http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2 en Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act http://www.ifaw.org/canada/resource-centre/bill-c <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 7 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Bill C-246 - Modernizing Animal Protections Act</em> would bring long-overdue amendments to the <em>Criminal Code of Canada</em>, ban the sale of cat and dog fur in Canada; &nbsp;and ban the importation of shark fink into Canada. &nbsp;</p> <p>Please download a copy of our infographic on how this important Bill will help protect animals in Canada.&nbsp;</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats animal protection cats dogs Fact Sheets Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:30:15 +0000 rbartlett 107745 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-seal-slaughter <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 24 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="197" title="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" alt="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Seal-hunt-25th027_beater_300px_1.jpg?1490377740" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare condemns any early opening of the commercial harp seal hunt. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) are considering suspending the annual closure of the hunt in mid-March. This is one of the few protections in place for harp seals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-seal-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial seal hunt DFO harp seal seal seal hunt commercial seal hunt Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:51:44 +0000 adintino 110844 at http://www.ifaw.org Fisheries unions request that seal hunt start early http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/fisheries-unions-request-seal-hunt-start-early <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/seals/sheryl-fink">Sheryl Fink</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="Fisheries Unions in Newfoundland and Labador are calling for an early opening of the hunt." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_27_17_brionhunt.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Fisheries Unions in Newfoundland and Labador are calling for an early opening of the commercial seal hunt." />As if the poor harp seals didn&rsquo;t have it bad enough. </strong>Ice conditions in the Gulf of St.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/fisheries-unions-request-seal-hunt-start-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Seals fisheries unions Labrador Newfoundland Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:27:15 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110836 at http://www.ifaw.org Kasungu unit records poacher arrest milestones, persevering through floods http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/kasungu-unit-records-poacher-arrest-milestones-persevering-through-floods <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/conservation/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author and two officials stand with ivory recovered this past Christmas and New Year’s Day, when poachers were thinking enforcement would be light due to the holidays." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_22_17_kasungu.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 554px;" title="The author and two officials stand with ivory recovered this past Christmas and New Year’s Day, when poachers were thinking enforcement would be light due to the holidays." />The ruthlessness of Malawi&rsquo;s rainy season has drastically damaged many roads and bridges in Kasungu National </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/kasungu-unit-records-poacher-arrest-milestones-persevering-through-floods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants criminal network elephant Ivory organized crime poaching tenBoma tusk Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:10:06 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 110810 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Statement on S.J. Res. 18: Congress “intent on doing anything but protecting wildlife” http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-statement-sj-res <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the passage of S.J. Res.18 in the U.S. Senate:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-statement-sj-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:19:05 +0000 smoos 110811 at http://www.ifaw.org Shot in face by poachers, new cub joins three orphans recovering at Russia centre http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157679235457962" title="Yarik"><img alt="Yarik" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2929/33398665752_fc53bfa380_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Two months ago, a tiger cub was admitted to the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported PRNCO Tiger Centre with a gunshot wound to the face. There were serious doubts that he would survive.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers buckshot hunting injured Lazovka orphan poachers Pozharik russia Tiger Yarik Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:19:22 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 110802 at http://www.ifaw.org