Toronto Pig Save Vigil – Jan 22, 2013

Pig Island To the man at the red light who held my gaze for what felt like hours: Thank you. Thank you for looking. Thank you for not intentionally choosing ignorance. Thank you for not scoffing and turning away like so many others. You gave me hope. And I really needed that today. You looked…

Toronto Cow Save Vigil – Jan 16, 2014

I didn’t know what I was about to witness today but I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. We walked up to the large grey building when I was hit with the most overwhelming smell. I immediately felt nauseous and thought I was going to pass out. I thought about turning back towards the…

Toronto Cow Save Vigil – Jan 10, 2014

A huge OPPORTUNITY/DUTY to bear witness of cows presented itself during this morning’s Toronto Cow Save vigil. There were three transport trucks which were sitting for 1/2 to an hour on Glen Scarlett Road, waiting to ‘unload’ at ‘St. Helen’s Meat Packers’ killing facility/slaughterhouse/death camp. There were seven of us… some day soon there will be dozens–help…

Toronto Pig Save Vigil – Jan 7, 2014

Today’s vigil was about being cold – for both humans and non-humans. The temperatures plummeted to minus 17, but with the wind coming off Lake Ontario, next to “Pig Island” (the median in the middle of the highway where activists congregate) it must have been minus 30. It was cold. . There were two vigils…