Category Archives: Press Release

Municipal Shark Fin Bans

In light of the recent court decision to overturn the Toronto shark fin ban and Burnaby’s decision to point decision power to provincial and federal bodies, a lot of folks have been asking us about what we think about municipal shark fin bans: “When it comes to legislation, cities and all jurisdictions should see their […]

Press Statement: Vancouver Chinatown’s Floata Removes Shark Fin from Menu

Vancouver, BC – October 26, 2012 – Shark Truth applauds Floata Seafood Restaurant, one of Canada’s largest Chinese restaurants, for adopting a Fin Free policy to stop serving shark fin. The announcement was made at the restaurant on Tuesday night by Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang at a Vision Vancouver fundraiser. Vision secured a letter […]

Press Statement: Vancouver Announces Regional Shark Fin Ban Strategy

Vancouver, BC – September 18, 2012 – Shark Truth commends the City of Vancouver for their motion that calls on the cities of Vancouver, Burnaby, and Richmond to work cooperatively on a regional shark conservation strategy. “This announcement is more than just about a shark fin ban. It’s a significant moment that represents a huge shift in […]

Press Statement: Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby Announce Regional Shark Fin Ban

Press Statement from Shark Truth Regarding Regional Shark Fin Ban Announcement   VANCOUVER (August 15, 2012) — Following the announcement this morning by Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang for the cities of Vancouver, Richmond, and Burnaby to work on a regional shark conservation strategy, Shark Truth commends the leadership of the three cities and encourages […]

Shark Truth Honoured as a Tides Canada’s Top 10

Last night, Shark Truth was announced as one of Tides Canada’s Top 10 recipients for 2011! Each year, Tides Canada recognizes the nation’s most innovative and forward-thinking projects and organizations. The award highlights organizations that have demonstrated outstanding leadership, vision and real-world impact in addressing today’s most pressing environmental and social problems. Our Campaign Advisor, Joanna Hui, went to the awards […]