August 15, 2017 – – The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is pleased by the federal government’s prompt interventions to reduce threats to critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whales. But while the new mandatory shipping speed limits and fines may...
August 13, 2017, CBC – Surveys in Stanley Park, Howe Sound add to catalogue of species
August 13, 2017, CTV – Gulf of St. Lawrence ship speeds restricted to prevent whale deaths
August 11, 2017, CBC News – At least 10 right whales dead since June
August 9, 2017 – The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is launching a new petition urging the federal government to reduce plastic litter by advancing sustainable packaging initiatives.
August 9, 2017, Global News – Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has launched a new campaign looking for the public’s opinion on what can be done to save endangered whales in Canadian waters — even as reports detail the government’s options.
August 3, 2017 – Today’s remarks by federal Fisheries Minister Dominic Leblanc about the recent deaths of 10 of the remaining 522 North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence reflect our national concern regarding the conservation of these...
July 31, 2017, The Globe and Mail – In recent years, right whales made a dramatic return to the gulf – and then they started to die in unprecedented numbers, leading Ottawa to close fisheries down. Ann Hui investigates how a maritime mystery is affecting the locals’...
July 21, 2017, The Globe and Mail – Sean Brilliant of the Canadian Wildlife Federation applauded the effort, but said the government will have to go further to protect the critically endangered species.
July 19, 2017, The Hamilton Spectator – This week a team of professional naturalists and members of the public will try to come to a deeper understanding of the area's flora and fauna in a first ever inventory blitz. Friday evening and Saturday, they'll traipse through the...
July 16, 2017, CBC | Maritime Connection – Radio interview with Guest #1 Sean Brillant Guest #2 Maria Recchia
July 13, 2017, Global – An animal rights group is commending the federal government for new measures aimed at protecting endangered right whales. But a new concern, the safety of whale rescuers, is clouding the issue. Ross Lord reports.
July 13, 2017, CBC – Tagged eels will eventually swim to Bermuda from Ottawa River
June 26, 2017, Moose Jaw Times – Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation’s Jim Kroshus nabs national nod for conservation work
June 20, 2017, Calgary Herald – There’s no actual hidden prize at the end but a day of seeing wildlife is enough of a treasure.
June 7, 2017 – The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is launching new campaigns to reduce plastic pollution and prevent right whale entanglement during Rivers to Oceans Week June 8-14.
June 6, 2017, CTV – Canada may be turning 150 years old this summer, but it’s still youthful enough to take a birthday selfie of its natural beauty -- or more accurately, several thousand selfies.
May 29, 2017, Ottawa Citizen – The flooding that is so hard on people is at the same time “an ecological bonanza” for life in the river and surrounding land, experts say.
May 26, 2017, TVO – An Ontario bug hunter is helping catalogue and conserve species — one tweet at a time.
May 26, 2017, CBC News – Plant expert touts app as a way to contribute to citizen science