Animal Activism in Victoria!
Welcome to the activism page - check our Events section for our next monthly meeting, as well as demonstrations and other activities.
Scroll down for our various campaigns, including the Oak Bay Deer, our efforts to Ban the Horse-Drawn Carriages, the UVic Club, the UVic Rabbits and Holiday literature. Also, check out our Vegan Buddies program.
Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages Campaign
RIGHT NOW: It's election time, visit our blog post on how you can help make the carriages an election issue and write all candidates!
Below are our PDF files on the Horse-Drawn Carriage campaign in the city:
- Facebook: join our Carriage-Free Victoria page.
- NEW! City Hall Post Card PDF
- NEW! City Hall Post Card PDF Promo Poster
- Frequently Asked Questions leaflet PDF (Updated)
- Original Carriage Leaflet PDF
- Resident Petition - For Victoria Residents
- Visitor Petition - For Visitors to Victoria
- Elliot Report - details on a City Hall and Victoria Police Freedom of Information Request
- Election 2008 - what did city candidates say about horse-drawn carriages?
- 2006 James Bay Poll - Poll Summary
- 2006 James Bay Poll - Poll Questions
- 2006 James Bay Poll - Poll Results (raw data)
- Poster #1 - "Horses Do Not Belong In The City"
- Poster #2 - "Choose Respect - Say NO To Horse-Drawn Carriages"
- Poster #3 - "Step Into the 21st Century: Get Off Their Backs"
- Poster #4 - "Please... Don't Feed the Horse-Carriage Drivers"
- Poster #5 - "Horses Deserve Unbridled Love"
Join our Facebook group page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Carriage-Free-Victoria/142240729127464
Working In Cooperation With:
Greater Victoria Deer Advocates
Join us in speaking up for local deer! We have a new page dedicated fully to the campaign, including the new Living With Deer booklet - check it out!
We have a club at the University, to promote our programs on campus, encourage activism and social activities among vegans, vegetarians, and other animal activists. Common activities include:
- games nights & vegan snacklucks
- vegan potlucks
- vegan bakesale fundraisers
- vegan feed-outs (giving away tasty vegan goodies and vegan literature)
- promoting FoA campaigns, like the ban on the horse-drawn carriages, ending the east coast seal slaughter, defending the UVic rabbits, advocating for free-living animals, vegan advocacy, and more!
- promoting the Vegan Buddies program
Here's a list of relevant files:
Thanksgiving and Holidays (PDF files)
- Leaflet - Thanksgiving: A Celebration For All
- Posters: Spare a Turkey, Eat a Vegetable! & Celebrate A Turkey-Friendly Thanksgiving
- Graphic: Spare a Turkey, Eat a Vegetable!
Read the published Letter to the Editor in Monday Magazine.
Below are PDF's of the materials we're providing for the campaign: