World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)

World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)

November 23, 2006 12:23 ET

No More Whales in Stanley Park

International animal protection group joins local battle against aquarium expansion

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Environment Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VANCOUVER, BC, MEDIA ADVISORY--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 23, 2006) - The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) is joining local animal protection organizations calling on the Vancouver Parks Board to vote against the aquarium expansion and hold a referendum.
The international organization is coming together with the Vancouver Humane Society, The Coalition for No Whales in Captivity, Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society, Zoocheck Canada, and Whale Friends at a news conference on Friday, November 24 to encourage the public to just say NO to aquarium expansion.

Where: Simon Fraser University
320 Strategy Room
Centre for Dialogue
580 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

When: 11:00 a.m.
Friday, November 23, 2006 /For further information: www.wspa.ca
www.nomorewhales.ca/ IN: ENVIRONMENT, FISHERIES, FORESTRY, POLITICS, SOCIAL

Contact Information

  • Celecia Partap, Media Manager, World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
    Primary Phone: 416-526-4743
    Secondary Phone: 416-369-0044 ext. 106
    Toll-Free: 800-363-9772
    E-mail: partap@wspa.ca