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International Respect for Chickens Day!

Liberation BC commemorated International Respect for Chickens Day on May 4th with a special vigil at the Hallmark Poultry Processors slaughterhouse. Sunday’s event complemented our weekly chicken vigils, which Liberation BC holds every Friday morning in time for hundreds of commuters to see our signs that tell the story about what happens behind the big


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Liberation BC Film Series: SPECIESISM The Movie

About one hundred people joined Liberation BC on April 29th at the Vancouver Public Library to see SPECIESISM The Movie, a surprisingly funny and entertaining film for such a difficult subject. The film takes us on an exploration of the huge factory farms that span the American countryside, far from the sight and thoughts of the


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Remember mother cows this Mother’s Day with the Cow Ribbon Campaign!

  Mother’s Day is just around the corner! We launched the Cow Ribbon campaign in 2010 to recognize the suffering of dairy cows. Dairy cows must endure a constant cycle of pregnancy and birth in order to maintain uninterrupted milk production. Unfortunately, dairy cows usually only get to be mothers for a matter of hours


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Winning Compassion for Chickens One Look, One Wave, One Heart at a Time: The Evolution of the Chicken Vigil

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When we first started the Chicken Vigils outside Hallmark Slaughterhouse at Commercial and Hastings almost a year ago, our goals were simple:   we wanted to be there for the chickens and let the public know what is going on behind that big grey wall.  We were inspired by Toronto Pig Save, Chicken Save, and


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The Pet Lover Show at Tradex.

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After a busy week of amazing animal advocacy activities around Vancouver- Valentine’s events by Animal Voices and Mercy For Animals, our own screening of  ‘Meat the Truth‘, the Friday Chicken Vigil, the fur protest and veg tabling, we topped it off by taking part in the Pet Lover Show at the Tradex Convention Centre in


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Meat the Truth

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Meat the Truth is a documentary that  provides insight into one of the most overlooked contributions to global warming: the impact of factory farming on the environment. It attempts to fill the gap left by the 2006 Academy Award winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, which drew the attention of millions to the issue of global


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Volunteer Spotlight: John Federico

Neither rain nor sleet nor snow keeps John from coming out every Friday morning to speak up for animals! John Federico only became actively involved in animal rights activism about a year ago but I honestly don’t know how we survived before he came on the scene! He has done such a great deal of


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An Evening with Dr. Martin Godwyn: How to Argue Effectively for Animal Rights

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Back in October, Liberation BC was fortunate enough to have Dr. Martin Godwyn come to our Volunteer Night to share some of his wisdom on how to argue effectively on behalf of animals.  Dr. Godwyn – Martin, was a very popular speaker at the 2012 Animal Advocacy Camp at UBC.  At that time we threw


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2013 Walk for Farm Animals: A Celebration of Hope!

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For seven years Liberation BC has been proud to organize the Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary and all the amazing work they do to help change the way the world views farm animals. For over 25 years they have rescued animals from horrendous conditions, shared their stories as a way to educate


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“Experiencing” animal suffering through virtual reality

Though it is obvious that virtual reality could never truly recreate the experiences of an animal subjected to such cruelty as exists on farms today, a study at Stanford University has perhaps come a little closer than before. According an article in Scientific American, researchers carried out an experiment meant to give students an impression


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