Critters

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To adopt a pet, contact the Toronto Humane Society or one in your area.

Please don’t give me a goat for Christmas

During the holiday gift-giving season, a popular choice for gift donations are programs that send live farm animal gifts to help alleviate hunger and poverty in low-income countries. Our purpose here is to make the criticisms of these campaigns public and to ...

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Christmas bird count for eagle-eyed fowl fans

Throughout the holiday season, many Ontarians enjoy one decadent feast after another. Why not burn off those newly-acquired calories by helping our feathered friends? The Christmas Bird Count, initiated by American ornithologist Frank Chapman in 1900, is a one-day bird ...

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Protect wildlife and combat invasive species

Don Huff — Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, Dianne Saxe, warns that the provincial government must fill several key gaps in its work to conserve Ontario’s biodiversity. In her first annual Environmental Protection Report, Small Steps Forward, released today, Saxe called upon ...

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