grizzly bears

B.C. ends the trophy hunting of grizzly bears.

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After a long campaign by dozens of animal advocacy and environmental organizations across Canada, the B.C. government has finally ended the hunting of grizzly bears in the province without loopholes …

Cetacean Captivity

Bill to Ban Cetacean Captivity in Canada Jumps Through Another Hoop

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Bill S-203 made its way through the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans this past week, in what is a cautious step forward for the bill in its journey towards …

grizzly bear management

Grizzly Bear Managment Failing, Trophy Hunting Off the Hook in Auditor General’s Report

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Today, the Office of the Auditor General of B.C. released its long gestating report on Bear Management in B.C.  While grizzly bear advocates across B.C. were hoping for a strong …

Pet-Friendly Housing

Pet-Friendly Housing Gains Momentum in B.C.

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For the past eight months Pets OK BC has been campaigning for affordable pet-friendly housing in B.C.  With over 10,000 paper signatures now collected from across B.C. they are ready …

grizzly bear hunt

B.C. Grizzly Bear Hunt Policy Open for Public Comment

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In August, the B.C. government announced that in November 2017 it will end the trophy hunting of grizzly bears in B.C. and all hunting of grizzly bears in the Great …

Nanaimo

City of Nanaimo: Ban the Retail Sale of Kittens, Puppies, and Rabbits

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On Monday August 28th, APP West Coast Campaign Officer Jordan Reichert reported to the City of Nanaimo in support of a proposed ban on the retail sale of kittens, dogs, …

Animal Testing

Animal testing makes better animal abusers, not researchers.

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About four years ago, I interviewed students at the University of Victoria to find out if they were aware of animal testing taking place at the university and to get …