Monthly Archive: June 2012

CCWHC graduate student and associates host the AVC Friends and Family “Living with wildlife workshop” 0

CCWHC graduate student and associates host the AVC Friends and Family “Living with wildlife workshop”

On May 22, 2012 as part of an initiative by the Atlantic Veterinary College’s (AVC) volunteer advocacy group, AVC Friends and Family, to connect with the public of Prince Edward Island by providing community...

Annual meeting of the Wildlife and Zoo Network in Québec City, Québec 0

Annual meeting of the Wildlife and Zoo Network in Québec City, Québec

The CCWHC Quebec Regional Center, located at the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire of the Université de Montréal, was well represented at the Provincial Wildlife and Zoo Network annual meeting this past April.  This informal...

Deformed fish caught from Lake Athabasca 0

Deformed fish caught from Lake Athabasca

Deformed fish caught from Lake Athabasca are causing concern over the effects of pollutants from the Alberta oil sands development.  Two fish with large lesions were submitted to the Alberta CCWHC laboratory on Monday...

DFO cuts have many concerned 0

DFO cuts have many concerned

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), which includes the Canadian Coast Guard, has sent notice that 400 additional positions are going to be cut.  Combined with a similar scale announcement last December, the...

Traditional Food Safety Workshop Given in a Cree Community 1

Traditional Food Safety Workshop Given in a Cree Community

Dr André Dallaire, pathologist at CCWHC – Quebec Regional Center, was in Chisasibi from March 5th to 9th to participate in a “traditional foods” workshop. The workshop was part of a larger project to...

White-nose Syndrome Confirmed in Endangered Gray Bats 0

White-nose Syndrome Confirmed in Endangered Gray Bats

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has confirmed that White-nose Syndrome, the devastating disease that has killed millions of North American bats, has been confirmed in the United States federally endangered gray bat....