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Salt Spring Island Deer: Killing to Conserve

Salt Spring Deer

Cover Photo credit: Mark Schneider Salt Spring Island is the most densely populated island in the Capital Regional District. The Salt Spring Island Conservancy was formed to protect, restore, enhance and maintain wildlife habitats and ecosystems on their seven nature reserves. Seven hundred acres of conservancy land represent 1% of Salt …

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Reptile show fails in ethics

reptile show

Complaint lodged with the BC SPCA after local animal advocate witnesses “inhumane care” of reptiles at Tour de Rock fundraiser. When Jordan Reichert of the Animal Protection Party of Canada first heard about the Vancouver Island Reptile Show and Sale he became immediately concerned. “There is reason to be concerned …

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“It was horrific” says Vancouver horse trolley witness.

Vancouver Horse Trolley

On Monday, a Vancouver horse trolley loaded with tourists took a turn for the worst when the horses were spooked by the a vehicle passing vehicle. Stacia Leyes expected to be demonstrating with about 30 other protesters against the announcement by PM Trudeau of support for tanker traffic under the …

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“I was shaking for hours afterwards.” What really happened in James Bay

James Bay

The other side of the carriage horse incident in James Bay the carriage operators don’t want you to know about. Victoria Animal News recently received new information about the horse carriage incident reported on Friday, August 19th at the corner of Menzies and Niagara in James Bay. A witness to …

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Montreal Horse Carriage Moratorium Could Stick

Montreal Horse Carriage

Moratorium on Montreal horse carriage industry could be its end. Mayor Denis Coderre announced today a one-year ban on horse carriages in Montreal. He stated the time will be used to create new rules for the industry. This decision comes after video footage was released of a horse carriage collision …

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National Animal Rights Day Comes To Victoria

national animal rights day

Victoria joins 15 other cities across North America to commemorate, educate, and celebrate on National Animal Rights Day, June 4th. While billions of animals are killed every year in North America and across the world for food, clothing, experimentation, and entertainment unless you are someone who frequents the pages of …

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