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Toronto Pig Save vigil challenging the secrecy of ag-gag Bill 156

September 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

We are their voice

Please join us for our weekly vigil this Wednesday, September 2, 9-10:30 am. The Conservative Ontario Ford government is putting into force two clauses of the infamous ag-gag Bill 156 that specifically targets bearing witness to animal victims in front of slaughterhouses. We will continue to not look away and flee from a suffering creature but rather, as Leo Tolstoy stated, come close, as close as we can to her, and try to help.

Read: https://www.thesudburystar.com/news/local-news/ontario-bill-prohibiting-animal-rights-activists-from-interfering-with-livestock-transport-takes-effect-wednesday/wcm/611a6702-e4c2-4ffa-bc4a-892f2dea46d7

Please read these vigil and safety notes prior to attending.

☮️ Keeping Save Movement vigils peaceful. The purpose of Save Movement vigils is to bear witness, to see the reality, to connect, to document, then to share with others. To bring peace to a violent space.

🚍 Bear witness on the sidewalk side of the truck.  Harvester Road is extremely busy with transport trucks and other large vehicles. Please always pay attention to your surroundings.

🙋Keep Arms out of the truck.  Please avoid the temptation to reach inside. Pigs are extremely large and heavy beings. Though they may not intend to hurt, a human arm may frighten them and simple movement can crush or break bones. Instead, offer your hand just at the opening of the truck. Some pigs will choose to come to you and sniff/lick your hand.  Many of these beings have not known kind human hands in the past. This may cause them stress.

🚛 Moving away from the truck: The timekeeper will indicate when you should move away from the truck. Please be aware of your surroundings at all times, and help others to keep safe too.

Thank you for your understanding and for coming to bear witness and to be their voice.

Note: Please check the Facebook event page for updates.

Details

Date:
September 2, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Venue

Fearmans Pork
821 Appleby Line
Burlington, Ontario L7L 4W9 Canada

Organizer

Toronto Pig Save
Email:
torontopigsave@gmail.com
View Organizer Website