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National Animal Rights Day 2021 – Toronto

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What to expect at NARD Toronto:
We’ll be gathering outside the health food store at Keele & St.Clair, and may spread across all 4 corners if we need to social distance more. We’ll read out a land acknowledgment.
We’ll take photos at the intersection, and will then slowly walk to the slaughterhouses nearby on Gunns Road. There we will hear the declaration of animal rights.  There will be a scroll for signing too.
There’ll be a short speech about the current environment for animals in Canada. The ceremony will end with a song – by artist  Vegan Eyes from the UK.
As the music plays, we’ll thread the chainlink fence at the slaughterhouses with flowers.
Thanks to all for supporting this day, which in Toronto is dedicated to the memory of Regan Russell. Details of her memorial on the 18th & 19th of June will be given at the ceremony.
Masks are mandatory at this event.  For updates please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/851195498779463/

Dress code: all black. A limited number of NARD T-Shirts will be available to buy on the day.  Masks are mandatory, and free animal rights masks will be available too on the day, initially reserved for those who may come without. 

The #declarationofanimalrights will be read out at the ceremony and will also be available for signing: https://declarationofar.org/textSign.php

For more information, see www.TheNard.org




Established by the non-profit Our Planet. Theirs Too. in 2011, The National Animal Rights Day (NARD) is an annual day observed in a growing number of countries around the world, on the first Sunday in June, for the purpose of giving a voice to all animals and raising awareness for their rights. It’s “Memorial Day” and “Independence Day” for the animals, combined.