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Elephants arrive at wildlife sanctuary in California

Published 10/23/13

Three elephants from the Toronto Zoo have arrived safely at the Performing Animal Welfare Society's wildlife sanctuary in California, following a carefully monitored three-day trek. CTV News interviews Barry MacKay, Born Free USA's Senior Program Associate and Canadian Representative, about the importance of this move.

Link: CTV News


Mourning Dove Hunt

Published 10/11/13

Born Free USA's Canadian Representative, Barry McKay, speaks out against the recent decision to add the mourning dove to Ontario's list of species that can be hunted. Listen to his interview on CBC Toronto's radio show, Ontario Morning.

Link: CBCRADIO


Move Could Doom Beaver

Published 09/23/12
By London Free Press (Ontario, Canada)

As names go, the Stanton drain is pretty unimpressive, evoking a rusty sewer pipe spewing effluent. The reality is far different — it’s at the center of a dispute between environmentalists and city hall, as well as the focus of a project on which the city and developers have already spent $11 million. The controversy was on display this weekend as about 30 people hiked along an abandoned rail right-of-way north of Gainsborough Road in Hyde Park to see first-hand city plans that would destroy what the drain has become: home to two beaver, with wild flowers and bushes along the waterway’s edges to complement the deer and birds in a nearby woodlot.

Link: LFPress.com

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