Despite the political nastiness occurring recently, Canada continues to be viewed as a relatively moderate, peace-loving nation. Many assume that Canadian animal welfare laws are among the best in the world, both wide-spread and enforced. Speaking specifically about the (industrial) dairy industry, Stephanie Brown will answer the often-asked question, “Is it really that bad in … Continue reading
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Travelling Vegans & Happy Cows?
First half: Many people believe that veganism is difficult, and while veg*ns often claim otherwise, being herbivorous while travelling remains a sticky issue for some. Will veggie fare be readily available? Will I offend my host if I decline certain foods? How do I maintain my diet in a culturally-sensitive way? We’ll be sifting through … Continue reading
Dr. Lester Friedlander Exposes the Meat Industry as Canada Confirms Second Case of Mad Cow Disease
Mad Cow Disease has resurfaced in Canada as final results confirmed an Alberta dairy cow had bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Lester Friedlander, DVM, former chief veterinary USDA Meat Inspector who claimed for years that mad cow disease was present in North America, will speak on mad cow disease, what gets past the meat inspection lines, and … Continue reading