Christmas and Other Musings – a vegan perspective

Christmas and Other Musings – a vegan perspective

The beginning of the holiday season always comes with a now bittersweet memory. On November 28th, 1979 my big brother Gordon was killed in a trucking accident. He had just turned  30 the previous July and was a husband and the father of three children under the age of seven. I remember the phone call as if it was yesterday – my mother calling at 7:30 in the morning the following day,  after having just received the devastating news from …

Meat the Victims at Excelsior Hog Farm: A first hand account by Kelsey Linsig

Meat the Victims at Excelsior Hog Farm: A first hand account by Kelsey Linsig

Meet Kelsey Linsig

Kelsey Linsig is a 37 year old Calagarian who is a Vegan Animal Rights Activist. By her own admission, Kelsey used to laugh at the small group of protesters she saw every year at the infamous Calgary Stampede. Now she is one of them! A peaceful protest at the rodeo was her inauguration into activism. Since then she has participated in  slaughterhouse vigils,  protests, online activism and  Anonymous for the …

Laura’s Childhood Memories of Her Father & His Horses – a Vegan Perspective

Laura’s Childhood Memories of Her Father & His Horses – a Vegan Perspective

She, the little girl, was not of the horse community or in the horse community. As an adult with a family of her own, she understands implicitly that those who are part of said community have a unique perspective which many of us may not fully understand. This little girl’s name is Laura and her adult perspective was born of watching and witnessing someone who was of that community.

He was not a good man in so many of the important ways …