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 Born to Be Free premieres in Moscow http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/born-be-free-premieres-moscow <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Feb 24 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The documentary film <em>Born to Be Free</em> produced with support by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will open the programme of the ECO CUP International Green Film Festival in Moscow today. The screening will be held at the 1,500-seat N1 hall at Octyabr Cinema (operated by Karo film company).</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/born-be-free-premieres-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Whales Beluga capture cruel dolphin entertainment free Hunt perform whale wild Video Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:15:43 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 110529 at http://www.ifaw.org Elephant orphans moved to secured boma for reintegration into wild http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/elephant-orphans-moved-secured-boma-reintegration-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/animal-rescue/katie-moore">Katie Moore</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">Feb 24 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/nKsy_dH2U2Q" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em>UPDATE: While the older orphans seemed to accepted their temporary home quite quickly, Musolole, Nkala and Muchichili insist on staying very close to the keepers. Since Nkala and Muchi have only recently graduated from the nursery, this experience is bound to be more unsettling for them. But the keepers are with them whenever they need reassurance and of course their beloved milk bottles are still coming every 3 hours.</em></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/nKsy_dH2U2Q?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/elephant-orphans-moved-secured-boma-reintegration-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Africa baby calve cute elephant EOP Ivory orphan trunk tusk Zambia Video Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:15:27 +0000 Katie Moore 109968 at http://www.ifaw.org STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphanage <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">Feb 22 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="401" title="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" alt="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Rhino_300px.jpg?1487772806" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The<strong> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> </strong>condemns the Monday night attack on the Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage in South Africa, during which staff were beaten and brutalized, and at least one rhino calf killed while another had to be euthanized due to the extent of its wounds.</p> <p>Dr Joseph Okori, Regional Director Southern Africa, said the attack on the orphanage, its staff and care givers, was appalling and tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphanage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rhinos poachers rhino rhino horn rhino poachers Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:19:20 +0000 adintino 110519 at http://www.ifaw.org Sharks, rays, chimaeras assessed in Middle East for Red List priority http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/sharks-rays-chimaeras-assessed-middle-east-red-list-priority <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/education/dima-abo-kous">Dima Abo Kous </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">Feb 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="While sharks and rays were given better protections at CITES last fall, advocates are still seeking. PHOTO © Avi Klapfer " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_22_17_shark.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="While sharks and rays were given better protections at CITES last fall, advocates are still seeking. PHOTO © Avi Klapfer " />Is a red-listing in the future for more sharks, rays, and chimaeras?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/sharks-rays-chimaeras-assessed-middle-east-red-list-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation CITES fish list marine protected rays sharks Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:12:30 +0000 Dima Abo Kous 110513 at http://www.ifaw.org Forest elephants decline in critical sanctuary http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/forest-elephants-decline-critical-sanctuary <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/node/110498">Aurore Morin</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">Feb 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW conducted a field assessment of Cote d'Ivoire forest elephants in 2012 and spearheaded their relocation in early 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_21_17_forestele.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW conducted a field assessment of Cote d'Ivoire forest elephants in 2012 and spearheaded their relocation in early 2014." />Like their savannah-dwelling cousins, forest elephants in Central Africa are facing a devastating decline in numbers, as a <a href="http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(17)30024-6" target="_</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/forest-elephants-decline-critical-sanctuary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Africa decline extinct Forest India kill poaching tree tusk Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:03:40 +0000 Aurore Morin 110507 at http://www.ifaw.org