Browse our latest news and work on animal protection across North America.
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
Rebecca Aldworth, executive director of Humane Society International/Canada, calls on the Canadian Senate to reject a report recommending to cull grey seals on Canada’s East Coast.
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.
October 23, 2012
Rebecca Aldworth, executive director of Humane Society International/Canada, responds to a recommendation by the Canadian Senate to cull grey seals on Canada’s East Coast.
October 15, 2012
HSI/Canada applauds the decision by the Calgary City Council to pass a bylaw to ban the possession, trade, sale and distribution of shark fin products through first reading, thereby approving it in principle. Once the bylaw passes in January, Calgary will become the first municipality in Alberta, and the 15th in Canada, to ban shark fin products.
October 11, 2012
HSI/Canada welcomes the publication of a landmark veterinary report that concludes trade prohibitions on products of commercial seal hunts are justified on animal welfare grounds because of the inherent obstacles to humane slaughter in commercial sealing.
October 10, 2012
HSI Calls for Transatlantic Partnership to Revolutionise Drug, Chemical and Human Health Research and Replace Animal Testing
HSI is calling for the EU and the US to form a groundbreaking transatlantic research partnership to bolster the technology revolution taking place in pharmaceutical and chemical safety testing using cutting-edge non-animal techniques.
October 5, 2012
Humane Society International/Canada Congratulates the Township of Langley for Ban on Shark Fin Trade
HSI/Canada is celebrating two victories for sharks, as the Township of Langley and the City of New Westminster in British Columbia ban the possession, trade, sale and distribution of shark fin products.