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World Animal Protection highlights the threat of superbugs on World Food Day

TORONTO–The rise of superbugs from industrial farming is presenting a danger to public health worldwide says global charity World Animal Protection. This is because on industrial farms, animals are routinely given the same important antibiotics used to treat humans who are seriously ill. October 16th was World Food Day, and …

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Canadian pet food manufacturer focuses on those most impacted by COVID-19 lockdown

ROYAL CANIN® Canada’s “Pet-First” Philosophy Mobilizes Team in Support of Global Donations Program PUSLINCH, ON–Royal Canin, a global leader in tailored health and nutrition products for dogs and cats – today announced details on vital support provided to those most impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown. As a division of Mars …

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World Animal Protection Says COVID-19 Shines Light on a Broken Food System and Animal Welfare

TORONTO, ON—-COVID-19 has affected the economy on many levels, including the agricultural sector. Several meat processing plants in Canada and the United States have had to close their doors due to workers becoming sick from COVID-19. Some have even died. This has slowed down food production and raised issues about …

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World Animal Protection Launches Emergency Appeal for Elephants in Thailand Facing Starvation Due to COVID-19

TORONTO, ON–With most of the world in lockdown, the tourism industry has been hit hard by COVID-19. Not only is this challenging for humans working in this industry, but also wild animals such as elephants, who should never have been in captivity in the first place. Yet, millions of tourists …

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CWF encouraged but cautious about new measures to conserve right whales

OTTAWA, ON–The federal government’s new measures to conserve right whales are well founded and we are hopeful they will prevent another mortality crisis; however, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is urging the development of a ‘Plan B’. “The federal government’s strategy for 2020 and beyond shows a continued interest in …

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Find A Furry Companion During PetSmart Charities of Canada’s National Adoption Weekend

First of Four 2020 Adoption Events Kicks off Feb. 28 – Mar. 1 in PetSmart Stores Across Canada BURLINGTON, ON–With warmer temperatures approaching, it’s the perfect time to find a four-legged companion to get outside and keep active during PetSmart Charities of Canada’s first National Adoption Weekend of the year, …

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Fast food chains are failing when it comes to chicken welfare, Global charity World Animal Protection says

TORONTO, ON–Chicken consumed at some of the world’s biggest fast food chains such as KFC and Burger King, is under the spotlight as global charity, World Animal Protection, investigates welfare standards of chickens raised for meat. ‘The Pecking Order 2020′ report ranks how fast food restaurants are performing on chicken …

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RBC Launches Tech for Nature

RBC will bring together charitable organizations, technology experts to build multi-partner coalitions to address and help solve our shared environmental challenges TORONTO, ON–RBC announced the launch of RBC Tech for Nature – a multi-year commitment by the RBC Foundation to new ideas, technologies and partnerships focused on protecting our shared …

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Toronto’s First-Ever Vegan Wine Fair to Give Portion of Proceeds for Love Puppies, Humane Society

Newly-launched initiative featuring Canada’s First, Female Master Sommelier, Jennifer Huether & Vegan TV Host, Priya Rao TORONTO, ON—As profiled in the November 2nd issue of the Globe & Mail, Master Sommelier, Jen Huether and vegan foodie and TV host, Priya Rao have launched The Social Herbivore to focus on perfect …

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Ontario SPCA, Humane Society unveils new commemorative Remembrance Day pins

Limited edition pin honours women in Canada’s military and the animals who stood by their side by Emily Cook The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has issued two new commemorative pins leading up to Remembrance Day to honour the wartime contributions of Canada’s veterans and the animals who stood bravely …