Thanksgiving turkey leafleting dates announced

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Thanksgiving turkey leafleting dates announced

Here are the dates for our annual turkey leafleting. We will be handing out copies of our “Talking Turkey” leaflet to commuters during rush hour on these dates: Sep 27 – 4:30-5:30pm – Burrard station Sep 28 – 4:30-5:30pm – Cambie & Broadway Sep 29 – 4:30-5:30pm – Granville & Broadway Sep 30 – 4:30-5:30pm

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Speaking out for animals at Davie Day

Last weekend we spent the whole day on Saturday at Davie Day, the West End’s community festival. It’s really a great event, with just about the whole length of Davie Street closed for the entire day. We had our booth with lots of information about choosing a more compassionate and ethical lifestyle, and there were

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Month-long online humane education course

I received an email about this humane education course recently. It looks like it would be a great course for anyone who does any sort of animal rights outreach. If 4 or more people register together there is a significant cost savings. If anyone is interested please let me know and I can help coordinate

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Liberation BC at Justice Rocks 2010

Liberation BC volunteers were out at Justice Rocks this past Sunday with information about dairy, veganism, and compassion for animals. Justice Rocks is a festival of music and activism organized by Pivot Legal Society with help from several other nonprofits. We had a tent with information, including our new Save the Cows game. The game

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Kitsilano Farmers Market

Yesterday we had a table at the Kitsilano farmers market. We do one date each year at each of the markets around town (Main, Kitsilano, Trout Lake, and the West End). While the day was not the best – it was a bit grey and cold – we still had a very nice time. Our

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Across the internet this past week (late!)

Sorry I’m late in posting this. I had a busy weekend. So I’m rolling last week and the past couple of days all together for this collection of links to some interesting articles and thought-provoking pieces from across the internet. Don’t miss Lesley’s article about gifting of animals, and also don’t miss Virginia Messina’s articles

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Full stomachs, tired feet – EAT! Vancouver wrap-up

This weekend was the big EAT! Vancouver food and cooking show. It is a big show at BC Place with vendors giving out samples and selling their various products, restaurants selling food, and cooking demonstrations. I initially was really nervous about going. I was worried about arguments or conflict from the audience and from some

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Our Boycott Procter & Gamble event

We held an event today in honour of International Boycott Procter & Gamble Day. In case you don’t know, Procter & Gamble is a giant company that conducts huge amounts of testing on animals. Much of this testing is on cosmetics, soaps, cleaners, toothpaste, etc. Almost nothing that P&G makes can be considered a necessity.

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How I became vegan

Run for your life, little chicken! I didn’t become vegan overnight. In fact, it was a long process, which did not start in animal rights at all. I grew up on a small homestead in Vermont. We raised some goats for milk, cows and pigs for meat, and grew a lot of our own vegetables.