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Dave Shishkoff
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Does Anyone Go Vegan After Being Yelled At?
Does Anyone Go Vegan After Being Yelled At? Considering Why We Need To Be More Mindful With How We Protest Last weekend, Vancouver-based activists from Direct Action Everywhere and new Victoria group The Critical Cat allied for a number of actions, includin...

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Victoria Election 2014: Help Make the Carriage Horses an Issue
Please help make it clear to candidates this is an election issue for you, and you're interested in their position so you can make an informed choice at the polls on November 15th. You can simply ask: "What is your position on the horse-drawn carriages?" or...

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Humane Meat: It's Not Humane for Nature
On Wednesday, October 15th I attended the Wildlife Co-Existence Event organized by the Vegan Congress at Emily Carr University in Vancouver. I was flattered to be included (with a vastly more knowledgeable panel) featuring Dan Straker from the coyotes proje...

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Our New Facebook Page
Just a quick update for our friends on Facebook, we now have our own page! Be sure to 'Like' us, you can already see that news stories, events and more are posted regularly! We'll still post bigger features here of course, but for smaller updates, join us o...

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Vancouver Aquarium Demonstrates its Corrupt Values
Now that I'm in Vancouver ( just for a couple years - yuck, I miss Victoria! ), I'm involving myself in some of the local activism. A current urgency is the dealings with the Vancouver Aquarium. They have plans to expand their facility, and opposition has i...

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Feeding the World? More Like Devouring the Planet.
A recent National Geographic Magazine features food, and feeding the predicted 9 billion people that are expected to be on planet Earth for 2050 . While lacking in conviction, Jonathan Foley does suggest eating less meat and animal products. Like the majori...

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Media Release: Accident Renews Call for Horse Carriage Ban
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Accident
Renews Call for Horse Carriage Ban Victoria, BC - May 23,
2014 - After confirmed reports of a carriage horse throwing and
injuring its driver and colliding with two cars and a motorcycle this
evening, local activist group ...

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Catching Up: Victoria Screening of The Ghosts in Our Machine
Back on April 23rd, I participated in the Open Cinema 'Connecting The Docs' feature screening of Canadian documentary The Ghosts in Our Machine , which tracks photographer Jo-Anne McArthur as she investigates a fur farm, livestock farms, and animal laborato...
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