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July 04, 2019 - The Toronto Star

Vegan firefighter suing the government says he didn’t deserve hunger and humiliation: ‘I’m tired of nice’

Vegan firefighter suing the government says he didn’t deserve hunger and humiliation: ‘I’m tired of nice’
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Ontario firefighter Adam Knauff had launched a human rights complaint against his employer, alleging he was not provided with adequate vegan food while fighting a forest fire in B.C. two years ago, and — worse, in his view — that he was sent home and suspended without pay after speaking up.

Labchuk of Animal Justice, who is herself a vegan, summarizes the no-choice argument in a manner more palatable to the non-vegan majority: “Vegans don’t believe it’s right for them to harm animals simply so they can eat, and that’s a very fundamental belief. It colours every aspect of their lives, everything that they do."

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