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Light a light on the Christmas Tree for the Animals!

Each winter season we are reminded about the hard lives many of Canadian animals face over the cold months in this country. Many of them are preparing even now for the sparse months, fattening up on all the food they can find. Some will hibernate, but all will face the ...
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Episode 203: Living With Wildlife Highlights Part 2

The Living With Wildlife 2014 conference was a resounding success! Nearly 100 guests and speakers arrived at the Holiday Inn Carlton in Toronto on October 17 for a day of seminars, education and networking. Topics of the day covered everything from animal laws to rehabilitation of bears, and municipal wildlife ...
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Episode 202: Living With Wildlife Highlights Part 1

The Living With Wildlife 2014 conference was a resounding success! Nearly 100 guests and speakers arrived at the Holiday Inn Carlton in Toronto on October 17 for a day of seminars, education and networking. Topics of the day covered everything from animal laws to rehabilitation of bears, and municipal wildlife ...
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Living With Wildlife 2014 a resounding success

The Living With Wildlife 2014 conference was a resounding success! Nearly 100 guests and speakers arrived at the Holiday Inn Carlton in Toronto on October 17 for a day of seminars, education and networking. The annual event was made possible through the support of our fabulous members and sponsors, including: ...
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Woman picks fox for coat, ends up getting fox as pet

An unusual story out of Russia is quickly becoming the poster child for cognitive dissonance in regards to the fur industry. The brief story, as depicted in the New York Post , is that a woman, Natalia Gaintseva, went to a Russian fur farm to pick out a fox that ...
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First autumn Ottawa fur-free outreach event a success

The first round of fur-free campus outreach for 2014 in Ottawa was a wonderful success! Our friend Tyler Jamieson, co-organizer Shannon Milling , and their community partners were on campus at University of Ottawa on October 18, talking with hundreds of students and handing out campaign information from The Association ...
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Days into coyote cull, dog caught in leg-hold trap in Nova Scotia

The coyote bounty program in Nova Scotia started its 2014 season last week. And already, there’s been an unintended victim. A Kings County resident was walking her dog, Fletcher, last week. Fletcher, who was under control and close to his owner, stepped into a leg-hold trap . The trap itself ...
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Respect wildlife enough to keep animals wild

How you feel about raccoons can often come down to where you live and whether or not your garbage gets tipped over. But for a Saskatchewan couple, it’s gone a bit further. According to The Huffington Post , Wendy Hook and her husband Ron want the City of Saskatoon to ...
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Fort Langely chooses to protect beavers with flow device

It’s a beautiful day in Fort Langely, British Columbia. Residents whose homes surround a local trail and creek had expressed concerns to the municipality over the possibility of the trail flooding due to beaver activity. And what made this beautiful is that Fort Langely contacted APFA to help out. Our ...
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Proposed BC Societies Act could invite litigation against non-profits

This blog was written by Andrew Gage, staff lawyer for West Coast Environmental Law , and reposted with permission. We believe that BC’s incorporated societies – community development organizations, church groups, secular groups, community organizations, hunting groups, and, yes, environmental organizations such as West Coast Environmental Law Association – collectively ...
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