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An Update

Challenge to Park Board Ban

On June 14, 2017, Vancouver Aquarium commenced a legal proceeding in the B.C. Supreme Court to overturn a Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation bylaw amendment that bans cetaceans from Vancouver Aquarium’s marine science centre in Stanley Park.

Below are the key legal documents filed by Vancouver Aquarium:


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A sanctuary in the heart of Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise ® initiative, is home to thousands of incredible ocean species and amazing aquatic life. It’s also Ocean Wise headquarters, where our scientists, educators and conservation experts do their work, not only to protect our oceans but to inspire others to join us in our mission. Since opening in 1956, the Vancouver Aquarium has connected more than 40 million people from around the world to our oceans and all the wonders within them.

You may learn more about our conservation efforts here or read our annual report.


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