Monthly Archive: October 2014

In the Field with Western/Northern: Mule deer tracking along the South Saskatchewan River 2

In the Field with Western/Northern: Mule deer tracking along the South Saskatchewan River

  Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), cervids indigenous to the western part of North America and famous for the size of their ears, are a species of particular interest to the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative...

Decision from the Quebec Superior Court: No work allowed for oil port project in Cacouna during the beluga’s calving season 0

Decision from the Quebec Superior Court: No work allowed for oil port project in Cacouna during the beluga’s calving season

  Quebec Superior Court Judge Claudine Roy agreed with concerns expressed by groups promoting the conservation of the St. Lawrence beluga whale regarding the delivery of a permit by the Ministère de l’Environnement du...

La Cour supérieure du Québec tranche : Pas de travaux d’exploration à Cacouna durant la saison de mise bas des bélugas 0

La Cour supérieure du Québec tranche : Pas de travaux d’exploration à Cacouna durant la saison de mise bas des bélugas

  La juge Claudine Roy de la Cour supérieure du Québec a tenu compte des craintes exprimées par les groupes de défense du béluga du Saint-Laurent concernant le certificat d’autorisation remis par le ministère...

CWHC Western/Northern director departs for Sri Lanka 0

CWHC Western/Northern director departs for Sri Lanka

Trent Bollinger, regional director of the CWHC’s Western/Northern centre, departed on a trip to Sri Lanka last week to participate in research investigating diseases and causes of mortality in fruit bats. Trent will be working...

Notes from the Field: Post-mortem examination of a beluga whale 0

Notes from the Field: Post-mortem examination of a beluga whale

Stéphane Lair of the CWHC Quebec centre performs a post-mortem examination on a beluga whale found stranded in St. André de Kamouraska. Additional laboratory testing will be required to determine the cause of death of...

Licensing of diclofenac poses serious concerns for vultures 0

Licensing of diclofenac poses serious concerns for vultures

  Members of our staff recently received the following message written to the wildlife health community about concerns over licensing of the veterinary drug diclofenac for use in Europe. This drug, which has been attributed to a...