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Canadian Association of Aquarium Clubs (CAOAC)

The Aquarium Society of Winnipeg is a  member club of the Canadian Association of Aquarium Clubs (CAOAC).

CAOAC is a non-profit corporation composed of member aquarium, reptile & amphibian, pond & water garden, and similar clubs or societies from across Canada and the Northeast United States.

CAOAC was founded in 1959 (incorporated in 1963) to allow the clubs to work together for their common good and the good of the hobby. Legislative issues, promotion of events, a judging system, national awards, assistance for new clubs, & liability insurance are just a few of the things on which clubs can work and benefit together. Recently, a Fish Rescue Program has begun. This has been developed with outside partners who also have an interest in our hobby and environmental issues.

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