Pamela Anderson calls for boycott of Vancouver Island rodeo

Global News

VANCOUVER — Actress and activist Pamela Anderson is speaking out against a rodeo in her home province of B.C.

The Vancouver Island native tweeted her support of a campaign against the Luxton Pro Rodeo in Langford, located near her hometown of Ladysmith.

Vancouver Islanders, please don’t support the Luxton Rodeo! Help @VanHumane and @VCARE2013 end rodeo cruelty on the Island.

— Pamela Anderson (@PamelaDAnderson) March 21, 2014

Anderson is an avid animal activist and has spoken out about several high-profile issues, including Canada’s seal hunt and the Calgary stampede.

READ MORE: Pamela Anderson gets frosty reception from Canadian sealers

The Vancouver Humane Society and Victoria Citizens Against Rodeo Events have been calling for an end to calf-roping and steer wrestling at the upcoming Luxton Rodeo, saying the events are cruel and cause suffering to animals.

“There is no doubt that animals suffer in rodeos and people who care about animals…

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