Toronto Pig Save Vigil – Feb 2, 2014

This evening, I am still shaken by a moment I shared with a desolate-eyed pig looking at me from a dirty, cold truck, earlier in the day. I looked in the small opening and as another moved over – suddenly I saw her face. She looked at me with such a look of sadness. I’ve…

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 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…