• Animal rights group calls off Chilliwack rodeo protest after threats received

    2 monthes ago - By Topix

    The organizers of a protest against a rodeo being held this weekend at a fair east of Vancouver say they are cancelling the demonstration after receiving threats. The Fraser Valley Animal Rights Association says members received "multiple threats of violence" after announcing the protest, which was to be held Sunday prior to the final rodeo exhibition at a fair in Chilliwack, B.C. In addition to the threats, the association says in a news release that it received word of a planned counter-protest and decided to call off its demonstration due to safety concerns.
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