Joaquin Phoenix at Fearman's slaughterhouse

Joaquin Phoenix bearing witness at Fearman’s slaughterhouse in Burlington.

Joaquin Phoenix at Fearman's with Mark and Josh

Joaquin Phoenix with Regan Russell’s husband Mark Powell and stepson Josh.

Joaquin Phoenix joined the family and friends of fallen activist Regan Russell at a Toronto Pig Save vigil outside Sofina Foods’ Fearmans slaughterhouse in Burlington on November 20, 2020. Read More…

"I’m here to honour Regan Russell and all the animal activists who dedicate their lives to ending this injustice.”
Joaquin Phoenix

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Our mission is to hold vigils at every slaughterhouse and bear witness to every exploited animal; reverse catastrophic climate change by defunding animal agriculture; and ensure plant-based diets are accessible to prevent disease and improve the quality of life in our community.

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"When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submit to the initial desire to flee from the suffering one, but on the contrary, come closer, as close as you can to him who suffers, and try to help him."

Leo Tolstoy