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Horse advocates deliver 40,000 signatures to council.

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This Thursday morning at 8:30am the Victoria Horse Alliance (VHA) delivered over 40,000 signatures from their Change.org petition calling on mayor and council to endorse the recommendations of the BC SPCA and ban horse carriages in Victoria.  At 12:30pm today, two representatives from the BC SPCA will be answering questions …

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New Pet Poll Barking Up The Wrong Tree

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Vancouver/Victoria – A new Angus Reid poll reveals that where no pets policies are already illegal, landlords and tenants are more likely to support tenants having the right to have pets in their homes. The poll found residents in provinces like Ontario were most likely to support the right of …

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Leghold Traps, Snares and Glee

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What does a citizen-led wolf cull in British Columbia look like? Trapping, snaring and shooting-on-sight of British Columbia’s wolves has been escalated this year by a citizen campaign asking for donations to trappers to eradicate wolves across the province, in order to “grow” ungulate populations. Calling themselves BC Ungulate Foundation, …

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Carriage Driver Distracted Driving

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This past Sunday, a horse-drawn carriage driver was documented by the group Victoria Horse Alliance texting on their phone while giving a tour down Government St. This is not the first time carriage drivers have been documented caught distracted driving in Victoria by the group. Jordan Reichert of the Victoria …

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