Tag Archives: Vancouver

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 […]

Are You Our Next Comms Intern? (Re)do Me!

We are looking for a Communications Intern to join the team! To change it up a bit, we’re asking candidates to edit and redo the job posting as part of their application. Click image above or here to download the original .docx. Any help to spread the word would be much appreciated (A pdf of the […]

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, 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 […]

Federal vs. Municipal Shark Fin Bans

Toronto passing the shark fin ban is a major victory for Canada and sharks around the world (read more in the Globe & Mail editorial). FAQ: With the growing movement in municipalities to ban shark fins and the upcoming introduction of a federal bill that would ban shark fins, what’s the difference between the two? Photo […]