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Water Safety Warning Issued

(ESSEX, ON) – Local waterways are not safe, says the Essex Region Conservation Authority in a just released warning. According…


An elephant performs during a show by UniverSoul Circus in 2017.Photo courtesy of Animal Defenders International.

Circus Animal Ban Gaining Traction

(LOS ANGELES, CA) – Animal Defenders International, of Los Angeles, is applauding the state of New Jersey for banning the…


The often muddy pathways in Jackson Park were surrounded with brightly lit trees on 8 January 2018.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Last Night For Bright Lights

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor’s $1.5 million Bright Lights seasonal display at Jackson Park ends its run tonight. After weeks of frigid…


The Centre Block of the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa is seen in this file photo from 18 September 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Islamophobia Report Being Written

(OTTAWA, ON) – After hearing from a diverse range of Canadians, including many Muslim organizations, the Federal Government’s standing committee…