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Walk for Farm Animals: 23 Baby Turkeys

Since Liberation BC’s 7th annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary is coming up on October 5th, it’s time to get to know just a few of the some of the approximately 900 animals who live at Farm Sanctuary’s three shelters.  Are you ready for the Walk?  It’s time to register and start fundraising! This is part of

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Lots of fun at Vancouver Veg Fest

We had such a great time participating in this year’s Vancouver Veg Fest! According to Willow, “We handed out a tonne of leaflets and had many interesting discussions with people. The volunteers were absolutely FANTASTIC!” A big thank you to our volunteers as well as Saving Animals Canada for organizing this wonderful event. We can’t wait until next

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A former battery hen learns to walk

Chickens raised as meat are one of the most brutally abused animals on the planet–and yet chickens raised for their eggs have it so much worse. Confined in tiny cages for the entirety of their short lives, egg-laying hens–who can live ten years or more–are sent to slaughter at a year or a year-and-a-half old

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July’s volunteer night

For July’s volunteer night, eight of us met up in downtown Vancouver to do some summer outreach in the sunshine.  Armed with our Eating the Planet and Dairy: What you need to know leaflets, our volunteers spread out and began to work their magic. We started the evening with 1000 leaflets… …and ended with exactly

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Help end rodeo cruelty on Vancouver Island!

(This is a guest post by Melissa de Meulles of Victoria Citizens Against Rodeo Events) There is a small suburb just north of Victoria, the City of Langford, where each May long weekend the annual Luxton Pro Rodeo (LPR) takes place. This is the last rodeo operating on Vancouver Island. (Learn more about rodeo cruelty.)

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The Walk for Farm Animals is coming!

Last year, Liberation BC held our sixth annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary.  With approximately 115 attendees and a fundraising total of $12,823, we broke all kinds of records!  Learn all about our past walks here. And we’re delighted to announce that our seventh annual Walk is coming up on October 5th–and

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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