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    Marineland demonstrations will continue: MAD

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    From Niagara This Week:

    The co-founder of Marineland Animal Defense says demonstrations will continue, but they will be obeying new restrictions laid out by the court last week.

    Justice Richard Lococo imposed three several restrictions last Friday morning at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in the case of Dylan Powell against Marineland Canada. The interim injunction provides a number of restrictions against protesters, including trespassing on Marineland property, the use of megaphones, usage of words such as “abuse”, “torture”, “criminal”, “animal abuse” and “arrest John Holer”, and more.

    Ontario SPCA clears Marineland, park says

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    From Canoe News:

    The Ontario SPCA has found no evidence of animal abuse at Marineland and no charges have been laid, according to a statement released by the marine-animal theme park Friday.

    Marineland issued a one-page summary reacting to what it says were the findings in an OSPCA report.

    Ontario government responds to Marineland allegations with crack down on animal abuse

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    From the Globe and Mail:

    The Ontario government says it plans to beef up regulations to protect animals kept in zoos and aquariums, including Marineland.

    Community Safety Minister Madeleine Meilleur made the announcement in a statement this morning ahead of a noon news conference.

    She says the province will work with animal experts and other stakeholders to come up with standards for caring for captive animals.

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