Vancouver Aquarium

A South African penguin pauses to watch the fish in a exhibit during her exercise walk through the aquarium Thursday, September 10, 2020. The Vancouver Aquarium has had to close its doors to the public due to the lack of visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver’s shuttered aquarium searching for financial solution amid pandemic

The aquarium needs about $1 million a month to cover its costs

 

Vancouver Aquarium (Wikimedia Commons)

Feds announce $2 million for Vancouver Aquarium for animal care costs

The aquarium found itself in financial trouble due to halting admissions because of COVID-19

 

aThe Vancouver Whitecaps had sold more than 57,000 masks as of Monday morning with all net proceeds going to help the financially troubled Vancouver Aquarium. Whitecaps goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau and his dog Diego are seen in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Vancouver Whitecaps

Whitecaps’ sale of face masks to boost Vancouver Aquarium going gangbusters

The aquarium, a not-for-profit operation, closed March 17 because of the pandemic

aThe Vancouver Whitecaps had sold more than 57,000 masks as of Monday morning with all net proceeds going to help the financially troubled Vancouver Aquarium. Whitecaps goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau and his dog Diego are seen in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Vancouver Whitecaps
Vancouver Aquarium, at risk of permanently closing, raises $600K in donations

Vancouver Aquarium, at risk of permanently closing, raises $600K in donations

The pandemic shuttered the doors of the tourist attraction and conservation organization in March

Vancouver Aquarium, at risk of permanently closing, raises $600K in donations
VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium

VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium

COVID-19 has forced the Vancouver Aquarium to close access to guests – leaving room for its residents

VIDEO: Penguins roam empty halls of Vancouver Aquarium
Abeille Ambach tries her hand at touching a bat starfish from the AquaVan. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

STORY & PHOTOS: Ocean Wise AquaVan makes landing in Prince Rupert

Live specimens and artifacts available to explore at the community event

Abeille Ambach tries her hand at touching a bat starfish from the AquaVan. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Aquavan will roll into Prince Rupert for a visit on Sept. 28. (Photo contributed)

Ocean Wise AquaVan returning to Prince Rupert

Mobile aquarium will teach kids about marine life through displays and exploration

The Aquavan will roll into Prince Rupert for a visit on Sept. 28. (Photo contributed)
‘Whales 101 for Boaters’ was held to emphasize safe boating practices in relation to encounters with whales. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO AND STORY: Best Boating Practices: How to avoid whales when out on the water

Ocean Wise, Port Authority and Dept. of Fisheries team up to give tips on cohabiting with whales

‘Whales 101 for Boaters’ was held to emphasize safe boating practices in relation to encounters with whales. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
VIDEO: Valentine’s Day extra sweet for rehabilitated shark

VIDEO: Valentine’s Day extra sweet for rehabilitated shark

The North Pacific spiny dogfish was found by a beachgoer at Stanley Park

VIDEO: Valentine’s Day extra sweet for rehabilitated shark