Vancouver Aquarium Wants to Transfer Last Dolphin to SeaWorld in Texas

Notorious marine park SeaWorld is asking the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (“NOAA”) for a permit to import a Pacific white-sided dolphin named Helen from Canada’s Vancouver Aquarium. According […]

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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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B.C. Court Strikes Down Vancouver Aquarium Whale & Dolphin Ban

VANCOUVER – National animal law advocacy organization Animal Justice is responding to the decision from the B.C. Supreme Court quashing, in part, a municipal bylaw aimed at preventing whales and dolphins from suffering in […]

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The Federal Government Wants to Ban Capturing Wild Whales & Dolphins

The federal government presented a new bill that updates the Fisheries Act this week, including restrictions on capturing wild whales and dolphins for the purpose of keeping them in captivity. […]

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Animal Justice & Zoocheck Intervening in Vancouver Aquarium Lawsuit Today

VANCOUVER – Animal Justice and Zoocheck will intervene today in the Vancouver Aquarium’s lawsuit against the Vancouver Park Board. The case begins today at 10:00am at the Vancouver Supreme Court in […]

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B.C. Court of Appeal Rejects Vancouver Aquarium’s Attempt to Silence Documentary

VANCOUVER – National animal law organization Animal Justice is applauding a B.C. Court of Appeal decision that overturns an injunction issued at the request of the Vancouver Aquarium against documentary filmmaker Gary Charbonneau. […]

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