2016 has been a busy year for the ADAV Society and its Stop UBC Animal Research campaign.Read more
Supporters of ADAV and STOP UBC Animal Research send our love and respects to Aurora and her daughter Qila who have passed away at the Vancouver Aquarium.
Qila died about 2 weeks ago, and it has just been announced that Aurora has also passed. The Aquarium says Aurora was surrounded by people who loved her… Yet she should have been surrounded by other whales – in the wild where she belonged.Read more
We are very sad to share the tragic loss of a kind, spirited and gifted woman: Jenni Rempel. Jenni was talented, compassionate, wise, a beautiful soul… We will always remember the sensitive photographic work that only she could have created for our campaigns. Her memory will live on for us in “A Mother’s Love” – the words and images were hers, and are all the more meaningful to us now…. Our sincere condolences to all who hold her in their hearts.Read more
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.Read more
Together with MP Don Davies, the ADAV Society and Stop UBC Animal Research are calling for an end to the two most painful categories of animal research.Read more
After further discussions with Langara, the college has committed to support students who choose to opt-out of cruel dissections.Read more
On April 20, 2016, Laura-Leah Shaw, ADAV Society’s President, gave a presentation to the UBC senate. Below is the transcript.Read more