Media Release: ADAV Society of BC Launches New Humane Charities Campaign in Honour of 90th Anniversary

The Animal Defense and Anti-Vivisection (ADAV) Society of BC, founded by a veterinary surgeon in 1927 with the goal of abolishing vivisection on moral, ethical and scientific grounds, is celebrating its 90th anniversary in May. In honour of the historic occasion, the organization is launching a new campaign, called Humane Charities Canada.

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While Other Countries Decrease Number of Animals Used in Research, Canada Increases

Media Release: The recently released Canadian Council on Animal Care’s (CCAC) Animal Data Report for 2014 shows a 24% increase in the number of animals used in Canadian labs, universities and institutions over the previous year, and marks the highest amount of animals used over the last decade.

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Humane Research Advocates Express Concern With New UBC President

For Immediate Release: Dr. Santa J. Ono from the University of Cincinnati has been announced as the new president of the University of British Columbia (UBC), replacing Dr. Arvind Gupta, who held the position for just one year. ADAV is deeply concerned with Dr. Ono’s appointment as he has an extensive history of using animals in his own research on eye disease.

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