October 26, 2011
HSI Canada applauds the historic decision by the Toronto City Council to ban the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins and their byproducts within the Toronto City limits. The move comes on the heels of similar prohibitions that have recently been passed in the cities of Brantford, Mississauga and Oakville.
October 17, 2011
HSI Canada Commends European Parliament’s Stance Against the Seal Hunt During Canada-EU Free Trade Talks
At the Canada European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement negotiations, more than 100 Members of the European Parliament signed an open letter to the Canadian government stating that the European Parliament should not support CETA until Canada withdraws its WTO challenge against the EU seal product trade ban.
September 27, 2011
HSI Canada extended its gratitude to supporters for their kind donations in the historic rescue and emergency sheltering operations of more than 500 neglected dogs and puppies from a large-scale commercial breeding operation in Quebec.
September 26, 2011
HSI Canada and the Montreal SPCA Call on Municipalities to Follow Toronto’s Lead and Restrict Pet Store Sales of Commercially Bred Dogs and Cats
HSI Canada and the Montreal SPCA applauded a decision by the City of Toronto to prohibit the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in pet stores.
September 17, 2011
HSI Canada Assists Government with Rescue of More Than 500 Neglected Dogs in Historic Seizure in Quebec
HSI Canada, in partnership with the Ministere de l'Agriculture, des Pecheries et de l'Alimentation du Quebec and local law enforcement rescued more than 500 dogs and puppies from a large-scale commercial breeding facility in Outaouais, Quebec.
September 14, 2011
HSI Canada commended a landmark decision by the European General Court to dismiss a case challenging the 2010 European Union prohibition on trade in products of commercial seal kills.
August 31, 2011
A comprehensive study on the economics of seal hunting and seal watching in Namibia commissioned by international animal welfare organizations demonstrated that seals are worth far more alive than dead.
August 9, 2011
HSI Canada and the Animal Alliance of Canada issued a call for Air Canada to reject shipments of animals for research, toxicity testing, or other harmful laboratory experimentation.
July 14, 2011
A new Ipsos MORI poll commissioned by a group of nine non-profit organizations released today shows the majority of people across 11 EU countries support the European Union (EU) ban on seal products.
July 11, 2011
HSI Canada and GAIA broadcast images of the seal slaughter and quotes from members of the European Parliament on a giant video screen outside the Parliament building.