The Save Movement continues to inspire vigils!

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The Save Movement continues to inspire vigils!

Anita Krajnc spoke about the importance of bearing witness at the Animal Advocacy Camp 2016. As the co-founder of Toronto Pig Save, she has inspired many an activist to stand vigil at slaughter houses as the Save Movement has been picked up in cities all over the world from Montreal, New York, North Carolina, Melbourne,


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What did you think? Animal Advocacy Camp 1016

Animal Advocacy Camp 2016 is over, but participants have been left with so much to think about and process. We are in the process of gathering feedback on the camp so we can make future events even better. We believe the AAC has a great future, and we welcome your feedback about the camp, whether


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Liberation BC Film Screening Series: Blackfish

  Liberation BC screened Blackfish on May 29th at the Vancouver Public Library. Tilikum, an orca captured as a two-year-old off the coast of Iceland in 1983, is the controversial star of the documentary film, Blackfish. Tilikum is one of many whales kept in captivity in parks like SeaWorld around the world. Blackfish explores the


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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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Walk for Farm Animals just 2 weeks away!

Our seventh annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary is just two weeks away, on October 5th.  It’s one of the most exciting events of the year and definitely not to be missed!  And there’s still time to register and begin fundraising. Last year, our sixth annual Walk was a major success.  (See


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Bearing Witness: A powerful experience with Toronto Pig Save

I spent the summer in Toronto visiting my family, especially my elderly parents.  I was reluctant to leave Vancouver for several reasons, one of them being that I would miss our Friday Chicken Slaughterhouse Vigils at Hallmark Poultry Processing at Commercial and Hastings.  Fortunately we have such an awesome team of regulars who kept the


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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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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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