COSEWIC summary of new assessments and reassessments by type of change, November 2019

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Status     New     Review of classification in a higher risk category Review of classification in a lower risk category Review of classification changed Review of classification no change Review of classification reassigned Review of classification no longer at risk     Total    
Extinct - 1 - - - - - 1
Extirpated - - - - - - - 0
Endangered 5 3 - - 1 - - 9
Threatened 2 - - - 1 2 - 5
Special Concern 3 1 - - 2 - - 6
Not at Risk - - - - - - - 0
Data Deficient - - - - - - - 0
Total 10 5 0 0 4 2 0 21

Changed - Wildlife species moved to the Data Deficient category from a risk category, or to a risk category from the Data Deficient category.
Reassigned - Reassignment to a different designatable unit.


Meeting date: November 29, 2019

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The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) is an independent advisory panel to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada that meets twice a year to assess the status of wildlife species at risk of extinction. Members are wildlife biology experts from academia, government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector responsible for designating wildlife species in danger of disappearing from Canada.

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Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St. Joseph Blvd, 16th floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3

Telephone: 819-938-4125
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Email: ec.cosepac-cosewic.ec@canada.ca