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Empress Hotel Told “Fur Kills” By Demonstrators

The Empress Hotel

On Saturday February 20th, activists from Island Animal Liberation entered The Empress hotel and spoke out against the two fur retailers that operate within its walls. Demonstrators held signs saying “Fur Kills” and spoke out against how these two fur retailers do not reflect the values of Victorians.  Starting outside of …

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Activists Tell The Empress, Fur Needs To Go

National Anti-Fur Day 2016

Every year, activists across Canada hold demonstrations in communities from Haliax and Montreal to Vancouver and Victoria for National Anti-Fur Day, a day dedicated to opposing the violence and exploitation of animals in trapped in the wild and who are farmed for their fur. National Anti-Fur day has been taking …

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Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered Stirs Controversy, Screens Tonight at UVic

vancouver aquarium uncovered

When Gary Charbonneau went to the 2014 Vancouver Park Board Public Hearing on Whales in Captivity, something didn’t sit right with him.  “I was concerned with the lack of information the aquarium presented, including questionable statements so I decided to investigate.” This became the impetus for Charbonneau’s second film, Vancouver …

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Victoria Horse Alliance Walks For The Horses

Victoria Horse Alliance took to the streets of Victoria this past Sunday to raise awareness of the animal exploitation that are the horse-trolleys and carriages. Jordan Reichert of Animal Alliance Environment Voters and Victoria Horse Alliance is leading the efforts and says is disgusted this practice is still taking place …

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DxE Disrupts Traffic Outside Whole Foods In Vancouver

‪Activists from Direct Action Everywhere, Vancouver, Coast Salish Territory blocked all 4 crosswalks outside of Whole Foods to protest what the DxE says is the “humane lie” that Whole Foods uses on their meat products.  Direct Action Everywhere recently uncovered horrid conditions at a Whole Foods supply farm that raises …

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IAL Raises Awareness of Cruelty Outside Capital Iron

Activists from Island Animal Liberation stood outside in the warm Victoria weather and handed out over 200 leaflets to the public and shoppers this past Sunday, urging them to ask Capital Iron to not carry Canada Goose apparel. Their concerns arise from Canada Goose’s use of leg-hold traps, which have …

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Direct Action Everywhere BCSPCA Gala Protest Oct, 2015

Activists from Direct Action Everywhere, Vancouver – Coast Salish Territories demonstrated outside of the BCSPCA fundraising Gala over criticism that the BCSPCA should not be saying they speak for non-human animals while serving them for dinner to raise money. A similar demonstration was organized last year by DxE last year …

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