Monthly Archive: April 2014

St. Lawerence Beluga population at risk 0

St. Lawerence Beluga population at risk

Marine scientists in Quebec are raising alarms that TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Energy East pipeline project will threaten falling beluga populations in the St. Lawrence River. TransCanada is conducting seismic activity near Cacouna, Que., on...

Humpback whale losing ‘threatened’ status 0

Humpback whale losing ‘threatened’ status

The Canadian government is downgrading the protection of humpback whales off the coast of B.C. under the Species at Risk Act. Environment  Minister Leona Aglukkaq, with advice from Fisheries Minister Gail Shea, is recommending...

CWHC Communications Survey 0

CWHC Communications Survey

Good morning friends and wildlife lovers! The CWHC is currently undergoing a review of our communications in order to gauge our effectiveness in delivering information to you. We have prepared a very short survey...

4th Workshop for Canada’s Wildlife Health Professionals in Quebec City 0

4th Workshop for Canada’s Wildlife Health Professionals in Quebec City

The 4th Workshop for Canada’s Wildlife Health Professionals, organised jointly with the annual meeting of the Réseau faune et zoo / Quebec Government, was held in Quebec City on April 8 and 9. Over...

Wild Winter 0

Wild Winter

As winter grinds on inexorably, and (it seems) interminably, many wildlife species enter a period of increasing peril.  As I write this, there are downstairs in the post-mortem room, a number of carcasses of...

Program for the 4th Annual Workshop for Wildlife Health Professionals 0

Program for the 4th Annual Workshop for Wildlife Health Professionals

The program is now available for the upcoming Workshop for Wildlife Health Professionals which is being held this April 8-9 in Québec City.  It can be found here:  Programme_8-9avril_2014   Registration for the workshop is...