Louise Jorgensen Was Destined to Help Cows

Louise Jorgensen Was Destined to Help Cows

All photos in this profile were taken by Louise Jorgensen and are shared with permission. Louise Jorgensen is a graphic artist, photographer and animal activist who lives just outside of Toronto, Ontario. She’s the mom of three sons, with only one remaining at home....
There Was a Killing

There Was a Killing

Documentary filmmaker Shaun Monson made a powerful statement with his film about activist Regan Russell. It was Monson’s job to give us the facts, and he did that with eyewitness and expert accounts. While some scenes are horrific to watch, this documentary explains...
Regan Russell: The Tragic Loss of a Brave Animal Activist

Regan Russell: The Tragic Loss of a Brave Animal Activist

I didn’t know her, but her death affected me greatly. On June 17th, Bill 156, an Ag Gag bill, was passed in Ontario. This law prevents whistleblowers from exposing unethical and illegal practices on farms and was inspired by similar bills that were eventually struck...
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: Foster an Orphan for Christmas

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: Foster an Orphan for Christmas

Back in 1991, I had the great fortune of taking a trip of a lifetime to Kenya. This experience lives on in my memory, all these years later, as the best travel adventure I’ve ever been on. Along with my week’s stay on the Indian Ocean south of Mombasa, and a week...
Torture and Tragedy on Canadian Roads

Torture and Tragedy on Canadian Roads

As you sit down to eat your pork chop or your BLT, have you ever considered the journey forced upon the pig that has landed on your plate? It’s tragic. Animals for food have the most miserable lives on earth; they are forcefully bred for a life of unspeakable abuse....
Becoming Vegan for Cruelty-Free Living

Becoming Vegan for Cruelty-Free Living

The greatest danger to our future is apathy. ~ Jane Goodall I admit it. Several years ago, apathy was clearly demonstrated in my complete lack of knowledge and understanding around farming practices, and I was definitely not living a cruelty-free life. Looking back...