S-203 ~ Ending the captivity of whales and dolphinsPublished on 8 December 2015 Bills by Senator Wilfred Moore (retired)
Bill S-203 — An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts (ending the captivity of whales and dolphins)
Sponsor: Senator Wilfred Moore
This enactment amends the Criminal Code to create offences respecting cetaceans in captivity. It also amends the Fisheries Act to prohibit the taking of a cetacean into captivity and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act to prohibit the import of a cetacean into Canada and the export of a cetacean from Canada.
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News release: Marine Biologists Back Senate Ban on Whale Captivity
Letter of support: Letter from Richard O’Barry, Founder/Director of the Dolphin Project
Letter of support: Letter from Dr. Sidney Holt, marine scientist