Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:35 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:35 PM ET

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National Audio 6:35 PM ET

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NAT082 - (Vancouver-Aquarium) VANCOUVER. x-16s. Protesters gathered outside the Vancouver Aquarium for the fifth annual "Empty the Tanks" rally calling for an end to the captivity of cetaceans. This year, the activists may get their way as the park board prepares to approve a ban on bringing new whales, dolphins or porpoises to the facility. Rally organizer Jeff Matthews says the deaths of two belugas at the aquarium last fall helped re-ignite the debate over cetacean captivity. ("..of the sort.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The Vancouver Aquarium has said a ban would hinder their marine mammal rescue efforts, but the park board says vets can still help cetaceans in their natural environment without having to euthanize or capture the animals. …

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