Élise Desaulniers
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Élise Desaulniers lives in Montreal and writes about Food and Ethics. She is the author of "Je mange avec ma tête, les conséquences de nos choix alimentaires" (Stanké 2011) and "Vache à lait : dix mythes de l’industrie laitière" (Stanké 2013).

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I Am Ashamed to Have Been a Vegetarian for 50 Years

(28) Comments | Posted May 30, 2013 | 2:58 PM

I first heard about Stevan Harnad last winter when he signed a plea for veganism in the magazine Québec Humaniste. Currently Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Science at the UQAM, the researcher proceeded in his article with a disturbing demonstration: several people cultivate a form of psychopathy by exploiting animals...

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The "Spies" Who Take Us Inside Slaughterhouses

(126) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 10:04 AM

Last month, CTV's investigation program W5 aired some exclusive footage shot on a pig farm in Manitoba. Seen across the country, these crude images shocked many a person. On the menu: hogs with bleeding, gaping wounds parked inside metal cages, pregnant sows exhibiting distended, reddish bellies, and piglets...

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