http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/18 en Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial seal slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/discovery-channel-premieres-huntwatch-%E2%80%93-story-behind-canada%E2%80%99s-controversial-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">Wed, 08/17/2016</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="201" title="Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial seal slaughter" alt="Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-1025305_300px.jpg?1471373678" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Discovery Channel acquired worldwide television rights to the feature documentary <em>Huntwatch</em> narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds and produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>). The film, which follows the 50 year history of Canada&rsquo;s commercial harp seal hunt, will air in the U.S. on Thursday, September 22 at 10 p.m. ET, immediately following a limited theatrical release by Discovery and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), and will debut worldwide later this year. Lionsgate will also distribute the film on home entertainment worldwide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/discovery-channel-premieres-huntwatch-%E2%80%93-story-behind-canada%E2%80%99s-controversial-seal-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial seal hunt Commercial seal hunt HuntWatch seals Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:01:07 +0000 adintino 108611 at http://www.ifaw.org Seal doc Huntwatch premieres on television on Discovery Channel next month http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_huntwatchdiscovery.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 606px;" /></p> <p>This year the Discovery Channel began airing a series of trailblazing&nbsp;documentaries on humanity&rsquo;s impact on the environment and what we can do to solve related global problems via the Discovery Impact banner. I couldn&rsquo;t think of a more fitting home for IFAW&rsquo;s flagship feature documentary, <em>Huntwatch,</em> to make its global television premiere. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals bloody cruel cute defenseless film HuntWatch movie seals Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:30:14 +0000 Erica Martin 108617 at http://www.ifaw.org World of Animals Issue 24 http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/108368 <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">Thu, 07/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-woa-link"> <div class="field-label">World Of Animals Book Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa25/woa_ca/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa25/woa_ca/index.html</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>World of Animals Issue 25</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dolphins cheetahs dolphins World of Animals World of Animals Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:42:34 +0000 rbartlett 108368 at http://www.ifaw.org Government inaction on seal hunt threatens both seals and sealers http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/government-inaction-seal-hunt-threatens-both-seals-and-sealers <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">Tue, 04/05/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="As a public policy, the seal hunt has been a failure. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_05_16_sealhunt.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="As a public policy, the seal hunt has been a failure. " /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/government-inaction-seal-hunt-threatens-both-seals-and-sealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Wildlife trade Seals beater clubbing cruel Hunt HuntWatch seal Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:55:54 +0000 Sheryl Fink 107400 at http://www.ifaw.org This Seal Week, tell PM Trudeau to end commercial seal hunting in Canada http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/seal-week-tell-pm-trudeau-end-commercial-seal-hunting-canada <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">Tue, 03/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/316le8gGNlQ" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>It&rsquo;s nearly spring in Canada. The snow is beginning to melt, the maple sap is flowing, and the ice floes on the east coast will be stained with the blood of seal pups, as Canada&rsquo;s commercial seal slaughter begins.</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/316le8gGNlQ?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/seal-week-tell-pm-trudeau-end-commercial-seal-hunting-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals Canada Canadian government cruel hunting PM Trudeau seal meat seal products Video Fri, 11 Mar 2016 21:44:38 +0000 Sheryl Fink 106924 at http://www.ifaw.org Four stray seals saved from danger on Cape Cod http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/four-stray-seals-saved-danger-cape-cod <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/kristen-patchett">Kristen Patchett</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, 03/10/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A female juvenile harp seal strayed into the road in Harwich, but was collected, tagged and safely relocated to a nearby beach." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_10_16_ccseal1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A female juvenile harp seal strayed into the road in Harwich, but was collected, tagged and safely relocated to a nearby beach." /></p> <p>Harp seals sometimes need a break from swimming and will haul-out onto ice or dry land for some sun and rest.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/four-stray-seals-saved-danger-cape-cod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Seals animal rescue. Marine Mammal Rescue Cape Cod Massachusetts mmr seal Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:34:17 +0000 Kristen Patchett 106899 at http://www.ifaw.org