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Vegtoria Veg Fest lands in Victoria this weekend

Vegtoria

Get ready Victoria, veganism has landed. Vegtoria Veg Fest is just around the corner, but has been a long time coming for the organizers from the Vancouver Island Vegan Association (VIVA) Corie Kielbiski and Jordan Reichert.  Built around being an inclusive and compassionate community, you might not be so surprise …

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Animal Advocacy Camp Returns to Vancouver

Animal Advocacy Camp

Interview with Darren Chang, Animal Advocacy Camp organizer and animal activist/advocate. Date: MAY 21-22 Location: The WISE Hall (1882 Adanac St, Vancouver, BC) AAC missed 2015, why do you think it is important that it is back again this year? Conferences are important and useful ways for like-minded people to converge …

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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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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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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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Island Animal Liberation puts pressure on Capital Iron

Island Animal Liberation

Sunday November 15th, Victoria based animal liberation group Island Animal Liberation will be leafleting in front of Capital Iron to raise awareness of the retailers continued relationship with Canada Goose apparel. IAL says they are demonstrating against Capital Iron selling Canada Goose apparel because of concerns about inhumane trapping methods …

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Why Capital Iron Must Drop Canada Goose

In December of 2014, at the end of a campaign protesting against the inhumane horse-drawn carriage industry, members of The Critical Cat investigated retailer Capital Iron regarding concerns they carried Canada Goose fur-trimmed coats. Our concern had been raised after protesting with activists of the Vancouver Animal Defense League at …

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11 Reasons Why The Oak Bay Deer Cull Is Not A “Success.”

Oak Bay has officially announced that 11 deer, 7 bucks and 4 does, have been killed by clover trap and bolt gun in Oak Bay’s long gestating deer cull.   Mayor Nils Jensen has reported that the killing is now finished and that in the eyes of Oak Bay council the …

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