Monthly Archives: March 2013

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Making Easter fun for vegan kids

…and vegan grown-ups, too! If you celebrate Easter, it’s very possible that you grew up with the tradition of dyeing Easter eggs.  But now that you know that eggs (whether organic/free-range or conventional) are the product of tremendous cruelty, it’s a little trickier to indulge in that particular tradition. It’s strange to think that a

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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home film screening

  Open your eyes. Trust your heart. Take the journey. This is the invitation proffered by the makers of the documentary film Peaceable Kingdom: the Journey Home. It tells the stories of several people from traditional farming backgrounds who face a powerful struggle of conscience as they come to question the basic assumptions about their

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Volunteer Spotlight: Marv Wheale

This is our third edition of Volunteer Spotlight, and our featured volunteer is Marv Wheale.  Marv has been a valuable addition to our volunteer team since the summer of 2011.  He is a devoted and eager worker and his kind spirit and frequent words of encouragement are an inspiration to all of us. Location: South

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Animal Advocacy Camp 2013: What a weekend!

We held our third Animal Advocacy Camp on February 23rd and 24th and we continue to be thrilled by all the incredibly amazing, motivated, innovative, creative bunch of folks in the animal rights community. Day one started out with a presentation from Liz Marshall, documentary filmmaker and director of the long-awaited film, Ghosts in Our

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Free film screening: Peaceable Kingdom

We are proud to present Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home on Wednesday, March 13th, at the historic Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway, Vancouver).  Doors open at 6, film starts at 6:30.  As with all of the films in our Eyes Wide Open series, admission is free! About the film: A riveting story of transformation and

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March volunteer night: T-shirt party!

Did you know that the first Saturday of every month is Vegan T-Shirt Day?  Well, for March’s volunteer night on Wednesday, we all gathered at the Oakridge Library for a t-shirt decorating party! Take a look at some of the brilliant designs our volunteers came up with: April’s volunteer night is on Wednesday the 10th

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Leave baby birds alone!

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  As spring arrives and with it, lots of new baby birds, it’s time to talk about some misconceptions.  Every year, compassionate and well-intentioned animal lovers sap much needed funds from wildlife rescue groups (like the local Wildlife Rescue Association, for example) by picking up what they believe are abandoned baby birds and “rescuing” them.