Leafleting and Lessons at the Paul McCartney Concert

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Leafleting and Lessons at the Paul McCartney Concert

On Sunday, November 25th, Liberation BC and 12 dedicated volunteers braved a frosty evening outside gate A at BC Place Stadium to speak out for animals.  Beneath a larger-than-life screen playing music and film footage from McCartney and Beatles concerts throughout the years, all 17 of us spread into the crowd of thousands of people waiting outside

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Sign-making fun at November volunteer night

At November’s volunteer night, we had a great time preparing signs for our upcoming outreach blitz at Paul McCartney’s concert on the 25th.  (Get all the info about it here. We’d love for you to come on out!) Taking inspiration from a handful of Paul’s quotes about his vegetarian lifestyle, we set to work: Due to

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Another one??

A third giraffe has died at the famously incompetent Greater Vancouver Zoo in less than one year.  Last November, a female named Eleah and her son, Amryn, died within a week of each other; while ensuing necropsies didn’t reveal the cause, the Vancouver Humane Society noted that as African animals, giraffes are particularly susceptible to

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October volunteer night with John Oberg of Vegan Outreach

We had a special guest for October’s volunteer night: John Oberg, one of Vegan Outreach‘s regional coordinators, came to Nice Shoes to speak and offer tips as to how to be a more effective leafleter.  John is in the midst of a leafleting tour, travelling around the continent as part of Vegan Outreach’s Adopt-a-College program.  As

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Vancouver’s Walk for Farm Animals total has been announced!

The total for Vancouver’s 2012 Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary has been announced… …and it’s a record-breaking $12,823!  Unbelievable!  Liberation BC is so grateful to everybody who came out to raise money for Farm Sanctuary and to support a kinder, more compassionate world.  You can read all about the 2012 Walk and see

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Got the Facts on Milk?

On October 16th, we showed the documentary Got the Facts on Milk? as part of our Eyes Wide Open free film screening series.  An audience of about 190 showed up to learn…well, the facts on milk. While the dairy industry is a major cause of cruelty and environmental destruction, the makers of Got the Facts

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A Thanksgiving Roadtrip to Hearts on Noses

What do you get when you combine a spectacular fall day, 44 of the cutest pigs you’ll ever see, and a dedicated animal rights worker?  You get Liberation BC’s Thanksgiving visit to Hearts on Noses Pig Sanctuary! Liberation BC’s five board members made the drive out to Hearts on Noses in Mission, B.C. on Saturday,

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2012 Walk for Farm Animals a major success!

On Saturday, September 29th, about 115 people came to the Vancouver Art Gallery to participate in Liberation BC’s 6th annual Walk for Farm Animals to benefit Farm Sanctuary, showing support and raising awareness for some of the most abused and forgotten beings on the planet.  The Walk for Farm Animals is a celebration of kindness,

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Thank you, Nice Shoes!

Our good friends at Nice Shoes organized a vegan bakesale yesterday to benefit Liberation BC.   They also generously donated 10% of their sales for the day.  Altogether, we received $800–amazing and so appreciated! There was so much delicious food: tons of cupcakes and cookies, as well as cinnamon buns, rice krispie squares, fudge, hummus,

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Nice Shoes bake sale this Sunday…for us!

The nice folks at Nice Shoes, Vancouver’s only vegan shoe store, have organized a bakesale to raise money for Liberation BC!  As a grassroots, all volunteer-run non-profit, we rely on your donations to support everything we do.  Event and rental fees, website bandwidth, printing costs, film screenings, and more–they all add up!  And we couldn’t do