Senate Moves to Include Whale Protections & Shark Fin Ban in Government Fisheries Bill

The Canadian government is taking firm steps to protect captive whales from cruelty and ban the shark fin trade before the next election. Senator Peter Harder, government representative in the […]

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Government Secretly Approves Beluga Export Permits Before Whale Captivity Ban Becomes Law

OTTAWA – National animal law advocacy organization Animal Justice says the federal government should revoke or deny beluga export permits to Vancouver Aquarium and Marineland. The two aquariums are secretly […]

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Senate Passes Bills to Ban Whale & Dolphin Captivity and Shark Finning

OTTAWA – National animal law organization Animal Justice is applauding the Senate for passing Bill S-203, the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act. If passed, Bill S-203 would outlaw […]

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Vancouver Aquarium Drops Copyright Lawsuit Against Filmmaker

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Aquarium has dropped its copyright lawsuit against filmmaker Gary Charbonneau. The Aquarium filed a notice of discontinuance in the case this week, shortly before CEO John Nightingale was […]

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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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