Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Leafleting on Meatless Monday

The Vancouver City Council declared June 10th, 2013 “Meatless Monday” as part of their Greenest City Initiative, giving us a great opportunity to do some outreach. Many people still aren’t aware that animal agriculture is one leading causes of climate change.  While the best way to help the environment–and the animals!–is to go vegan, even

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Bizarre form of torture for dairy cows

On the heels of our Cow Ribbon campaign, comes this bizarre video from a company called AnimartInc. It features their device, the UdderSinge.  It’s pretty much what it sounds like, believe it or not: Udder Singe uses a low temperature flame to remove hair from the udder and belly to aid in reducing mastitis incidences and

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Volunteer Spotlight: Layne Powell

Our featured volunteer this month is Layne Powell.  Layne has been with Liberation BC since the very beginning.  I know I first met her in 2006 at a KFC protest on Davie Street, back before we were even an official non-profit!  She never fails to impress us all with her remarkable combination of strength, compassion

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Happy Meatless Monday!

The Vancouver City Council has declared today “Meatless Monday” as part of their Greenest City initiative! Here are a few facts: There’s no way around it–animal products are terrible for our planet.  Here are a few snippets from our info page: Producing one calorie of animal protein requires 8 to 10 times as much fossil fuel

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June volunteer night

For June’s volunteer night, we gathered to make posters for our weekly chicken vigils!  (The vigils are held every Friday morning from 7 to 9 AM at Commercial Drive and Hastings Street.  Get more details.  We’d love to see you out there!) Soon things started happening… Thousands of chickens are slaughtered at Hallmark Poultry Processors

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Meatless Monday is coming to Vancouver!

Exciting news: thanks to the work of Eleanor Boyle, Trish Kelly, and others, the Vancouver City Council has chosen June 10, 2013 as “Meatless Monday”, and we’re going to be out leafleting to the public.  We’d love to have you join us!  Learn more here. Why Meatless Monday?   Because the city of Vancouver is