Update: Marineland Belugas Too Sick to be Transferred to U.S.

On August 28, 2020, the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (“NMFS”) issued a permit to Mystic Aquarium, allowing it to import five beluga whales from Marineland in Ontario. Although Animal […]

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Episode 4: Ending Whale & Dolphin Captivity in Canada

March 2, 2018   Episode 4 of the Paw & Order podcast is all about getting whales and dolphins out of captivity. Hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk do a […]

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#4: Ending Whale & Dolphin Captivity in Canada

Episode 4 of the Paw & Order podcast is all about getting whales and dolphins out of captivity. Hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk do a deep dive (pun intended!) into the legal efforts to rescue these smart, sensitive animals from tiny concrete tanks. This has been a major focus for animal advocates in Canada, and real progress has been made.

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Supreme Court of B.C. Grants Animal Justice & Zoocheck Leave to Intervene in Vancouver Aquarium Lawsuit

VANCOUVER – The Supreme Court of British Columbia has granted Animal Justice and Zoocheck leave to intervene in the Vancouver Aquarium’s lawsuit against the Vancouver Park Board. The two organizations argued in court […]

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