http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/17 en This Election, Who Will Stand Up for Animals? http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/election-who-will-stand-animals <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">Mon, 08/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" scrolling="no" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Sy1f7qKSlnM" title="Who, in parliament, will represent the millions of Canadians who care about animals, their welfare, and their protection? " width="610"></iframe></p> <p>It&rsquo;s official! The 2015 federal election has been called, and on October 19th Canadians will take to the polls to determine the future of our country.</p> <p>The election campaigns will be filled with promises and punches, barbs and baby-kissing.</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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/Sy1f7qKSlnM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Sy1f7qKSlnM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy1f7qKSlnM"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-Sy1f7qKSlnM.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/election-who-will-stand-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Wildlife trade Political advocacy Polar Bears Seals Canada canadian parliament federal election Stand up for Animals Video Thu, 13 Aug 2015 16:13:32 +0000 Sheryl Fink 105005 at http://www.ifaw.org Protecting the world’s biggest whale from deadly ship strikes http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/protecting-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-whale-deadly-ship-strikes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/whales/russell-leaper">Russell Leaper </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">Thu, 08/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Since 2010 the number of reported ship strikes off Sri Lanka is higher than for any other large whale population globally that we are aware of." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_13_15_bluewhale.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Since 2010 the number of reported ship strikes off Sri Lanka is higher than for any other large whale population globally that we are aware of." />Researchers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups are working hard to stop more blue whales from being killed in ship strikes off the so</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/protecting-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-whale-deadly-ship-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales blue whales ship strikes shipping lanes sri lanka WITI Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:15:48 +0000 Russell Leaper 105007 at http://www.ifaw.org UNDP touts our roaming dog work in regional summit http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/undp-touts-our-roaming-dog-work-regional-summit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/cats-and-dogs/rebecca-brimley">Rebecca Brimley</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">Wed, 08/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/UNDP.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" title="L-R: Amela Cosovic Medic, UNDP Sector Leader, Rado Savic, Mayor of Lopare, and Kate Atema, IFAW Program Director open the Veterinary clinic in Lopare in March. (Photo: UNDP)" />I work to help communities develop their own plans to take care of their doggy companions, particularly in places where dogs are free-roaming.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/undp-touts-our-roaming-dog-work-regional-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Political advocacy Dogs & Cats bosnia dogs free-roaming dogs Macedonia Serbia UNDP Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:02:55 +0000 Rebecca Brimley 104896 at http://www.ifaw.org Delta, United and American airlines ban shipment of hunting trophies http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/delta-united-and-american-airlines-ban-shipment-hunting-trophies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/wildlife-trade/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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">Tue, 08/04/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Delta, United and American airlines announced they would ban all shipments of lion, leopard, elephants, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies, effective immediately." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_04_15_airlines.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 555px;" title="Delta, United and American airlines announced they would ban all shipments of lion, leopard, elephants, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies, effective immediately." />In the wake of Cecil the Lion&rsquo;s brutal killing, the world has turned its attention to the barbaric practice of trophy hunting and th</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/delta-united-and-american-airlines-ban-shipment-hunting-trophies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers airlines American Airlines Cecil the lion delta transport trophy hunting United Airlines Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:11:56 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 104891 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Applauds Actions Taken by U.S. Senators in Introducing the CECIL Animal Trophies Act http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-applauds-actions-taken-us-senators-introducing-cecil-animal-trophies-act <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">Fri, 07/31/2015</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="392" height="300" title="Cecil the lion killed in Zimbabwe" alt="Cecil the lion killed in Zimbabwe" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/cecil610.jpg?1438372409" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director, the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW), issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the CECIL Animal Trophies Act:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-applauds-actions-taken-us-senators-introducing-cecil-animal-trophies-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:35:00 +0000 smoos 104879 at http://www.ifaw.org Leaked federal memo confirms no science to justify killing seals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/leaked-federal-memo-confirms-no-science-justify-killing-seals <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">Fri, 07/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Canada’s obsession with killing seals these days is truly baffling. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/grey%20seal_thumbnail_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="Canada’s obsession with killing seals these days is truly baffling. " />This blog was also published as &ldquo;</em><strong><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sheryl-fink/seal-cull_b_7801756.html" target="_blank"><em>The Government&rsquo;s Grey Seal Cull is Not Based on Science</em></a></strong><em>&rdquo; in Huffington Post Canada on July 15.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/leaked-federal-memo-confirms-no-science-justify-killing-seals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Seals Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans harper government seal Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:35:47 +0000 Sheryl Fink 104726 at http://www.ifaw.org