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Senate votes to move ahead with bill dear to animal activists

Canadian animal rights activists scored what they are calling a “huge victory” in the Senate on Thursday. The upper chamber’s fisheries committee voted to move forward with Bill S-203, legislation that would ban keeping whales and dolphins in Canadian aquariums. »

Environment

Vancouver Aquarium investigates mysterious deaths of 2 belugas

The Vancouver Aquarium has contacted police and marine experts worldwide to investigate the deaths of two beluga whales – a mother and calf – within two weeks, aquarium officials say. Thirty-year-old Aurora died Nov. 25, nine days after the death of »

Arts and Entertainment, Environment, International, Politics

Attempt to end captivity of whales, dolphins in Canada

A bill in the Canadian Senate seeks to prevent further captive displays of dolphins and whales in this country. Liberal Senator Wilfred Moore of Nova Scotia, speaking at a news conference Thursday after introducing the bill, said, ” I’ve long »