Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/press/rss.xml/2/14 en New Bill Would Make Significant Improvements to Animal Welfare Laws in Canada http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-bill-would-make-significant-improvements-animal-welfare-laws-canada <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, 03/03/2016</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="169" title="New Bill Would Make Significant Improvements to Animal Welfare Laws in Canada " alt="New Bill Would Make Significant Improvements to Animal Welfare Laws in Canada " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ca-%20Dog%20on%20Bench_0.jpg?1457026868" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><em>Modernizing Animal Protections Act receives backing from coalition of animal protection groups</em></strong></p> <p>Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith introduced Bill C-246, the <em>Modernizing Animal Protections Act</em> to the applause of a coalition of leading Canadian animal protection groups at a press conference today in Toronto.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/new-bill-would-make-significant-improvements-animal-welfare-laws-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Political advocacy Dogs & Cats animal cruelty Animal welfare cat fur cats dog fur dogs dogs and cats Shark finning sharks Thu, 03 Mar 2016 15:37:14 +0000 adintino 106851 at http://www.ifaw.org West Rand Dog Fight Ring Bust http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/west-rand-dog-fight-ring-bust <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, 11/19/2015</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="300" height="167" title="Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators" alt="Footage of actual dog fights filmed by CLAW investigators" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/dog-fighting_SA-300px.jpg?1447940199" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Five men have been arrested, and their dogs confiscated after undercover investigations by the <a href="http://clawsa.wix.com/claw">Community Led Animal Welfare</a> (CLAW) project enabled police and animal welfare inspectors to bust a dog fighting ring on Gauteng&rsquo;s West Rand.</p> <p>CLAW had earlier responded to tip-offs from residents of Tshepisong, an impoverished area where the project provides veterinary services for dogs and cats, and who were fed up with the almost nightly dog fights taking place in the community.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/west-rand-dog-fight-ring-bust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats claw dog fighting dog fighting ring dog fights dogs Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:37:48 +0000 adintino 105930 at http://www.ifaw.org This Election, Canadians Want Action on Animal Issues http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/election-canadians-want-action-animal-issues <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, 09/16/2015</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="300" height="393" title="This Election, Canadians Want Action on Animal Issues" alt="This Election, Canadians Want Action on Animal Issues" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/pr_300px.jpg?1442423092" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare released the results of a survey today showing that animal issues will affect how the majority of Canadians cast their ballot on October 19<sup>th</sup>. It also shows near unanimous support for improving protection for both endangered species and domestic animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/election-canadians-want-action-animal-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves animal cruelity Endangered Species seal hunt wildlife trade Wed, 16 Sep 2015 17:13:28 +0000 adintino 105245 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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">Tue, 05/05/2015</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="300" height="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/102888 <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">Tue, 02/10/2015</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="300" height="225" title="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" alt="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Flood_300px.jpg?1423586861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A relief effort to save thousands of farm and companion animals stranded by extreme flooding in cyclone ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, begins in the worst hit region today.</p> <p>An <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team of international and local vets and para vets, departed for Nsanje District today where urgent action is needed to save farm animals that survived the devastating flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone&rsquo;s Bansi and Chedza in the past month.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/102888" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals disaster farm animals floods IFAW Disaster Response Team Malawi Malawi Floods Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:40:32 +0000 adintino 102888 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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">Tue, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org