December 6, 2012
A survey conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of Humane Society International showed that most European consumers want a ban on imports of horsemeat from countries whose food safety regulations do not meet European Union standards.
December 3, 2012
The City Council of Duncan unanimously decided to ban the sale of shark fins, which will come into effect on Jan.1, 2013. With Duncan, there are now 12 municipalities that have passed shark fin bans in 2012 alone, bringing the total number in Canada up to 16.
December 1, 2012
An Ontario provincial court ruling struck down the by-law that bans the possession, sale, and consumption of shark fin products within the Toronto City limits.
November 29, 2012
HSI/Canada expressed disappointment in provincial court ruling regarding the mass killing of 56 sled dogs in British Columbia.
November 28, 2012
On November 27, members of Parliament viewed Sharkwater, the award-winning documentary by Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart that serves as a call to action in response to the threat that shark finning poses to all of our ocean ecosystems.
November 16, 2012
Lush Cosmetics Awards Humane Society International Prize for ‘Outstanding’ Work to End Cruel and Outdated Animal Testing for Pesticides
HSI received £40,000 for being selected to win in the lobbying category for leadership of a successful two-year campaign that dramatically reduced animal-testing requirements under Europe’s new regulations for non-food pesticides.
November 6, 2012
Russia joins the European Union and the United States as a party to the WTO challenge, leaving Canada even more alone in its position.
November 5, 2012
HSI/Canada condemned Sen. Fabian Manning for his misleading and inflammatory statements on Oct. 31 while speaking in the Senate about Bill S-210, which would end the commercial seal hunt.
November 1, 2012
White Rock becomes the 16th municipality in Canada to ban the sale of shark fin products.
October 25, 2012
Humane Society International/Canada Congratulates the City of Langley for Unanimously Passing Shark Fin Ban
HSI/Canada applauds the unanimous decision by the Langley City Council to ban the sale, purchase and consumption of shark fins, including shark fin derivatives.