Family of Late Activist Regan Russell Files Lawsuit Against Truck Driver and Sofina Foods

Mark Powell, husband of late Save Movement activist Regan Russell, filed a five million dollar lawsuit against truck driver Andrew Blake, Brussels Transport, and Sofina Foods. Regan Russell was killed while protesting outside Fearmans Pork slaughterhouse (owned by Sofina Foods) in June 2020 (see Issue 3, Spotlights, Litigation Updates). Blake, the driver of the truck that struck Russell, was charged with provincial traffic charges and will next appear in court on July 26th, 2022, although his trial date has not yet been set. Powell’s lawsuit claims that negligence of the three parties led to Russell’s death. Read more here.