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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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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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Petition To Ban The Horses Carriages Launches

Petition to ban the horse carriages

Petition to ban the horse carriages necessary to raise awareness of cruelty and safety concerns, reports advocates. Victoria Horse Alliance’s petition to ban the horse carriages has been a long time coming, but is part of a larger picture approach.  They have been relatively quiet for the past several months while laying …

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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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