Vancouver Animal Rights Campaigns (VARK)

Activists Uniting For The Benefit of Animals

Stop UBC Meeting Sat Nov 20

STOP UBC ANIMAL RESEARCH MEETING, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20

DATE: Saturday, November 20

TIME: 3:00-4:30 PM

LOCATION: Society for Promoting Environmental Conservation
2150 Maple Street
(Corner of 6th & Maple. Two blocks west of Burrard St.)
Vancouver

See Google maps: http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

If you get lost you may call Brian’s cell at: 604-618-1030

WHAT TO BRING: Feel free to bring some vegan food and drink to share. Also, bring your own cup so we don’t waste paper and plastic cups. Remember, we are renting the SPEC building so please donate a few dollars to help pay for the room. Thanks!

Our November meeting will be an exciting and important one. We’ll report on a flurry of campaign activities and new findings about UBC’s research on animals. In addition, we’ll brainstorm about what actions we’ll be taking in the coming weeks and months to alert the public about UBC’s experiments on animals.

Please RSVP so we know how much food and beverages to bring. Thanks!

IMPORTANT NOTE: If anyone has a powerpoint projector we can borrow for the meeting please let Brian know.

BACKGROUND: In February, a group of committed animal rights advocates gathered in Vancouver to launch a new and important effort to expose the University of British Columbia’s experiments on animals. Our campaign, “Stop UBC Animal Research,” will play a critical role in educating the public about what really happens behind the imposing walls of UBC’s research laboratories and facilities.

Most students and area residents are unaware that UBC is one of the largest bio-medical campuses in the country. The university annually distributes some 100,000 animals, both large and small, to dozens of UBC affiliated-research projects. UBC researchers in Vancouver and in other related facilities around Canada have been routinely experimenting on animals, including pigs, rats, rabbits, mice, cats, and non-human primates.

Thousands of animals endure a grim existence at UBC. You can help them by joining our campaign to stop experimentation on animals at the university. Please attend our upcomingmeeting.


Stop UBC Animal Research is a community grassroots campaign that employs peaceful, legal, and compassionate approaches to educate the public about the grim realities of research on animals at the University of British Columbia and to ultimately bring about an end to research on animals at UBC. Please visit our website at:http://stopubcanimalresearch.org/

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