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Vancouver-based 'zoo' TV show targeted for cruelty in PETA ad blitz
CBS-TV's Zoo—which films in Vancouver—is being targeted for cruelty in a massive PETA ad campaign for using captive wild animals.
Jun 22nd, 2016
Harper confirms support for commercial seal hunt despite protests from animal lovers
PETA protesters take issue with Harper’s support for the slaughter of baby seals, claiming it costs taxpayers millions to promote the dying industry.
Feb 2nd, 2012
Pamela Anderson votes horses
Pamela Anderson is saving horses from the streets of New York. Anderson says horse-drawn carriages should be banned and hopes to stop horse mistreatment in the city, according to Extra. "...
May 18th, 2011
Canada's annual seal slaughter just ended. Should there be another?
Another Canadian seal hunt has come to an end. On June 15th, it was over. Warm weather made hunting conditions dangerous, Nelson Kalil, media spokesperson for Fisheries and Oceans Canada,...
Jun 19th, 2010
Hollywood says goodbye to Coleman, Hopper and McClanahan
Actress Rue McClanahan died on June 3, at age 76.
Jun 6th, 2010
YouTube At A Billion Hits A Day Takes Vancouver Politics and Scandals Worldwide
Would there have been an inquiry into the 2007 death of Robert Dziekanski if it were not for the amateur video shot by Paul Pritchard as the Mounties used a Taser on the distraught Polish immigrant th
Oct 13th, 2009