In Honour of Chickens

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In Honour of Chickens

Of the billions of land animals killed for food each year, most of them are chickens.   Saturday May 4th was the International Day of Respect for Chickens and, as a lead up to this day, Liberation BC held morning vigils all week outside the chicken slaughterhouse, Hallmark Poultry Processing, at Commercial and Hastings. For


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Help fund the pro-veg transit ad campaign!

We have some very exciting news!  In one week, Liberation BC will be partnering with Mercy For Animals Canada to mount an ad campaign on the Vancouver Skytrain which promotes vegetarianism and veganism! The “Why love one but eat the other?” ad series took Toronto by storm in 2011. Millions of people saw these ads firsthand in


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Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale Results!

On April 27th, Liberation BC participated in the Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale for the fourth year in a row.  This year our chosen beneficiary was  Hearts on Noses Pig Sanctuary in Mission, BC.  The bake sale itself was held outside 3G Vegetarian Restaurant. Thanks to the work of volunteers and many talented bakers, a total of $830.75 was


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Coming soon: The Ghosts in Our Machine

Are animals property, to be owned and used, or are they sentient beings, deserving of rights? This is the question we are asked to think about in Liz Marshall’s latest documentary, The Ghosts in Our Machine. For those of us who attended this year’s Animal Advocacy Camp, we were lucky enough to hear Liz talk


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First Day of International Respect for Chickens Week

We’ve been talking a lot about International Respect for Chickens Day lately (see our Amazing Facts about Chickens posts, part one and part two) so I thought I’d post this photo of a few of the fantastic activists who headed out early this morning to stick up for chickens near the slaughterhouse at Hastings Street and


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Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home film screening

  Open your eyes. Trust your heart. Take the journey. This is the invitation proffered by the makers of the documentary film Peaceable Kingdom: the Journey Home. It tells the stories of several people from traditional farming backgrounds who face a powerful struggle of conscience as they come to question the basic assumptions about their


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Volunteer Spotlight: Marv Wheale

This is our third edition of Volunteer Spotlight, and our featured volunteer is Marv Wheale.  Marv has been a valuable addition to our volunteer team since the summer of 2011.  He is a devoted and eager worker and his kind spirit and frequent words of encouragement are an inspiration to all of us. Location: South


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Animal Advocacy Camp 2013: What a weekend!

We held our third Animal Advocacy Camp on February 23rd and 24th and we continue to be thrilled by all the incredibly amazing, motivated, innovative, creative bunch of folks in the animal rights community. Day one started out with a presentation from Liz Marshall, documentary filmmaker and director of the long-awaited film, Ghosts in Our


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Free film screening: Peaceable Kingdom

We are proud to present Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home on Wednesday, March 13th, at the historic Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway, Vancouver).  Doors open at 6, film starts at 6:30.  As with all of the films in our Eyes Wide Open series, admission is free! About the film: A riveting story of transformation and


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March volunteer night: T-shirt party!

Did you know that the first Saturday of every month is Vegan T-Shirt Day?  Well, for March’s volunteer night on Wednesday, we all gathered at the Oakridge Library for a t-shirt decorating party! Take a look at some of the brilliant designs our volunteers came up with: April’s volunteer night is on Wednesday the 10th


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