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Man responsible for death of animal rights activist pleads guilty

A truck driver pleaded guilty today in Burlington Court to careless driving causing the death of animal advocate Regan Russell at Fearmans Pork...


92-year-old activist marks daughter’s death with plea to Premier Doug Ford

Bill Russell, the father of activist Regan Russell, who was killed protesting the slaughter of pigs in Burlington in 2020, marked his 92nd...


Burlington mayor comments on ban on blocking trucks containing animals

Earlier this week the Ontario government announced legislation that would make it illegal for protesters to interfere with trucks carrying livestock. The legislation...


Crackdown on animal rights truck confrontations

The Ontario government is making it an offence to stop, obstruct, hinder or otherwise interfere with a motor vehicle transporting farm animals. Today,...


Joaquin Phoenix pays tribute to Regan Russell

Phoenix was among more than 100 animal rights activists for a vigil to commemorate Regan Russell outside of a California slaughterhouse Thursday night....


Protester dead in Burlington after being struck by transport truck at pig slaughterhouse

A protester outside the Fearmans Pork plant in Burlington has was struck and killed by a transport carrying a load of pigs to...