Animal Testing

Animal testing makes better animal abusers, not researchers.

Jordan Reichert Uncategorized 1 Comment

About four years ago, I interviewed students at the University of Victoria to find out if they were aware of animal testing taking place at the university and to get …

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There will be no captive cetaceans on Vancouver Island.

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VICTORIA, March 15th, 2017 Less than 24 hours since the hard-fought victory of animal advocates that resulted in the Vancouver Park Board announcement to ban the importation and display of …

wolf cull expansion

BC Government Proposes Wolf Cull Expansion

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…after admitting it is inhumane An internal BC government document revealed plans for a wolf cull expansion despite admitting that there is no humane way to do so. The plan …

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Memorial Gathering for Tilikum in Victoria.

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On January 6th, SeaWorld Orlando announced the death of Tilikum the orca, who died in captivity at their facility. A memorial gathering for his passing will be held at the …

Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium Belugas Were Prisoners, Not Ambassadors

Jordan Reichert Uncategorized 1 Comment

VICTORIA, Nov. 28, 2016 With the Vancouver Aquarium’s two captive belugas, Qila and Aurora, now dead, all eyes are on whether the Aquarium will continue to confine cetaceans. While the …

Animal Protection Party

Why Animal Protection Party of Canada? Names matter.

Lia Laskaris Uncategorized 3 Comments

By Stephen Best, Chief Agent In Parliament, who speaks for the animals? After October 2019, it could be Members of Parliament from the Animal Protection Party of Canada, if –and …

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day: Animal Victims of War

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To begin, let there be no mistake that the lives of non-human animals lost to war are lives taken, not given. The ‘Animals in War’ Memorial in Hyde Park, London. …

Judging Compassion

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The Criminal Trial of Toronto Pig Save’s Anita Krajnc by Elizabeth Abbott, 2015 AAEV Candidate The young pig at the outer edge of the immobile transport truck bearing him to …

Grizzly Bears

B.C. Grizzly Bears Are Not “Resources”

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Yesterday evening, I attended an event in Victoria organized by the newly formed B.C. grizzly bear advocacy group, the Grizzly Bear Foundation.  Approximately 60-80 people attended their “board of inquiry” …

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Electoral Reform: Making Every Vote Count

Lia Laskaris Uncategorized 2 Comments

Will the Prime Minister keep his promise? We urgently need your help.  The death of Bill C-246, The Modernizing Animal Protections Act, highlighted the urgent need for a different political …