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Vancouver Aquarium’s Belugas Were “Prisoners,” Not “Ambassadors.”

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VICTORIA, Nov. 28, 2016 With the two Vancouver Aquarium’s belugas, Qila and Aurora, now dead, all eyes are on whether the Aquarium will continue to confine cetaceans. While the Aquarium has called these animals “ambassadors,” they have come under increased scrutiny and pressure to end their cetacean captivity and breeding …

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Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered Stirs Controversy, Screens Tonight at UVic

vancouver aquarium uncovered

When Gary Charbonneau went to the 2014 Vancouver Park Board Public Hearing on Whales in Captivity, something didn’t sit right with him.  “I was concerned with the lack of information the aquarium presented, including questionable statements so I decided to investigate.” This became the impetus for Charbonneau’s second film, Vancouver …

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