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May 5/06
Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre launches new website for detailed information on ALL wildlife concerns

Apr. 7/06
Local residents fight for return of wildlife rehab centre - Weekly Journal (East Ottawa)

Feb. 17/06
Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre receives 2-year $60,000 grant from Ontario Trillium Foundation - Kemptville Packet

Nov. 9/05
McGuinty government approves regressive regulations. Ontario's orphaned and injured wildlife denied humane care by David Ramsay, Minister of Natural Resources.

June 10/05
Orphaned fawn puts officer in dilemma - Ottawa Citizen

Apr. 29/05
Wildlife rehab crisis spreading province-wide - The Country Connection Magazine

Apr. 15/05
Time running out for Dalton McGuinty to honour promise for a progressive wildlife response in Ontario,  Letter to Premier

Feb. 14/05
Natural Resources rabies programme scam uncovered by wildlife rehabilitators

Feb. 10/05
DNA Cluster project under attack - Rabies boondoggle threatens to create white elephant at Trent University

Feb. 10/05
More veterinarians speak out against MNR proposals. Letter - Dan Rogers DVM, Ottawa

Jan. 29/05
New wildlife rules pose problems for Kenora rehabilitation facility

Jan. 25/05
Veterinarians appalled at MNR proposals that will eliminate help for wildlife in Ontario, Letter - Mary Wester Yett DVM, St. Thomas

Jan. 7/05
Orphaned wildlife face death under new regulations

Dec. 29/04
The Ontario Wildlife Coalition calls upon the McGuinty Government to make several New Year's resolutions.

Dec. 27/04
A  Happy  "Mike Harris" New Year

Dec. 22/04
Christmas - Ministry of Natural Resources style

Dec. 20/04
Scrooged! No Christmas for orphaned wildlife this year!

Oct. 15/04
OMNR strong-arm tactics and regressive regulations leaves wildlife rehabilitation and orphaned wildlife in the cold!

Aug. 24/04
City councils seek return to progressive wildlife service

June 23/04
Ottawa City council seeks return to progressive wildlife service

June 10/04
Veterinarians do not want to euthanize healthy wildlife - Alta Vista Animal Hospital

June 7/04
Coalition formed to level wildlife playing field in Ontario - Ontario Wildlife Coalition

Public outcry over MNR rules that require injured and orphaned wild animals to be killed in Ontario. Read letters.

May 23/04
Ottawa Humane Society must kill sick, orphaned wild animals brought in - Ottawa Citizen

Sept. 17/03
Ontario Liberal candidates join leader in calling for an inquiry into government's closure of Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre

June 23/03
An open letter to the Premier of Ontario for an inquiry into the treatment of wildlife seized by the OMNR

June 16/03
OMNR slaughter of thousands of raccoons is costly, ineffective, inhumane way to control rabies: Report. 

May 14/03
Let Katie go:  IFAW and OCWC demand fox be given back to her Ottawa caregiver

May 13/03
Ottawa Humane Society begs public to stop picking up wildlife

May 8/03
International Fund for Animal Welfare letter to Premier Eves

May 7/03
Healthy Ottawa wildlife released by OMNR in rabies hot zone

May 6/03
Wildlife Centre calls for inquiry of MNR; wants wildlife rehab file transferred to Environment ministry

May 5/03
Bring Katie Home! A Special Appeal to Norm Sterling, MPP for Lanark-Carleton

Apr. 25/03
OCWC demands proof that animals seized by Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources are alive, and releasable

Apr. 16/03
Court case begins tomorrow:  Ontario government taken to task over treatment of animals seized from Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre.  

Apr. 2/03
Living With Wildlife - Wildlife centre launches new web site for local residents http://wildlifeproblems.ncf.ca

Mar. 19/03
Court to Consider Future of Seized Ottawa Animals; Canadian & American Rehabilitators Criticize Ministry’s Care of Animals

Feb. 27/03
Ottawa judge dismisses charges against Wildlife Centre; Lawrence Greenspon calls charges inhumane

Nov. 29/02
Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre announces closure of rehabilitation facility and hotline service

Aug. 9/02
MNR descends onto property of the OCWC.

July 24/02
OCWC Press Conference July 24, 2002



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