Successful Demo for Mother’s Day!

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Successful Demo for Mother’s Day!

Liberation BC launched a cow-led search party on Wednesday May 9th to find calves that are stolen by the millions each year from mother cows by the Canadian dairy industry.  We gathered to promote our Cow Ribbon Campaign, which raises awareness about the suffering of mother cows and encourages the public to choose dairy alternatives.

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Compassion and Joy for the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time to spread the message of compassion, along with holiday cheer to our family, friends, and work colleagues.  From potluck dishes to “Secret Santa” gifts, we can demonstrate that vegan choices are more delicious, more festive and more fun! Your holiday shopping is a great time to support your local

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The week in review

Eating Animals Many pieces appeared this past week about Eating Animals, the new book by Jonathan Safran Foer. There are some reviews and a few interviews. There was even a live Q and A with readers that appeared on the Washington Post website. The Huffington Post: My Q and A With Jonathan Safran Foer The

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Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver 2009 – almost!

The Georgia Straight – our local free weekly paper – just announced their “Best of Vancouver” awards. Readers vote on their favourites in different topics, and Liberation BC came in second for Local Activist Web Site, behind David Suzuki Foundation. This was a complete surprise, but it’s very gratifying to see that people consider our

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Our response to the Greenest City Action Team’s preliminary report

A month or two ago, LBC, in conjuntion with several other groups, sent a letter to the newly formed Vancouver Greenest City Action Team, asking them to make recommendations that Vancouver residents reduce their consumption of animal products to help the environment. The Team just released their preliminary report (PDF) which made no mention of

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Foie gras is a cruel dish better left unserved |

To some, foie gras represents the ultimate in luxury food. In reality, it is one of the most extreme forms of cruelty still permitted today, and yet it appears on the menus of many of Vancouver’s finest restaurants. We were asked to write an article for the politics blog about our foie gras campaign.