Browse our latest news and work on animal protection across North America.
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.
October 3, 2012
Major companies are standing up for pigs by announcing that they will be eliminating the use of gestation crates from their supply chains.
October 2, 2012
La Humane Society of the United States y su rama internacional, Humane Society International (HSI), aplaudieron el anuncio de Brinker International, empresa propietaria de la cadena restaurantera Chili’s, de que eliminará de su cadena de suministro de carne de cerdo las polémicas jaulas de gestación.
October 1, 2012
HSI viajó al Valle de Perote en México para conocer el impacto nocivo de una granja de confinamiento intensivo sobre Fausto Limón, su familia y su comunidad.
October 1, 2012
HSI travelled to the Perote Valley in Mexico to assess the impact of an intensive confinement facility on Fausto Limón, his family and his community.