Milk & Children’s Height: Dietitian Pamela Fergusson Responds

The idea that drinking dairy milk is essential for good nutrition has taken a hit in recent years. Canadian milk consumption declined by 18% between 1995 and 2014. Several factors may explain this shift: the changing makeup of the Canadian population, concerns about the health impact of dairy products, concerns for animal welfare, increased allergies… Read more »

Job Opportunity: Festival & Events Coordinator (FT)

Position Overview: The Toronto Vegetarian Association is seeking an enthusiastic project coordinator looking to apply passion and experience towards a position with one of North America’s most successful vegetarian organizations. Providing information and support for over 70 years, the Toronto Vegetarian Association is looking for an organized and ambitious self-starter to coordinate our 33rd Annual Veg Food Fest… Read more »

Candidates for 2016-17 TVA Board of Directors

On Sunday, December 4th members will meet for the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM). At the AGM, members will review our work over the past 12 months, discuss progress made on our 2014-18 strategic plan, and elect our 2017 board of directors. If you’re a member, please join us starting at 4:30pm at Friends House located… Read more »

Let’s Celebrate World Meat Free Day

By David Alexander, Toronto Vegetarian Association Executive Director Monday is World Meat Free Day. It couldn’t come at a better time. 2016 is shaping up to be a milestone year for environmental advocacy and education. And front-and-centre is the question of what we eat and where it comes from. In January, the United Nations declared 2016 to be International… Read more »

Summer Job Post: Festival & Events Assistant (promotions)

POSITION OVERVIEW – The Festival & Events Assistant will assist with the promotion, ad design, production, and delivery of the 2016 Veg Food Fest and associated events. The successful applicant will work closely with the Toronto Vegetarian Association team to promote the festival within the GTA and to vegetarians across the continent. S/he will craft communications and design materials… Read more »

April 2016 Strategic Plan Update & Town Hall

On Monday, April 25 the Toronto Vegetarian Association hosted an small, but very engaging town hall event on our current strategic plan. The event was attended by about 20 people, mostly Toronto Vegetarian Association staff and volunteers. We reviewed progress on TVA’s current five year strategic plan, identified areas where TVA supporters can help move things forward,… Read more »

Job Posting: Social Media Intern (Paid)

Social Media Intern (Paid) Toronto Vegetarian Association Toronto, ON Paid Internship   Position Overview: The Toronto Vegetarian Association is seeking an enthusiastic Social Media Intern to assist with our social media efforts for the 5th Annual Veggielicious event. Veggielicious is our annual culinary event highlighting vegan prix fixe menus and specials at participating restaurants across… Read more »

Job Posting: Bookkeeper (Part-time contract)

Position Overview: The Toronto Vegetarian Association is seeking a detail-oriented bookkeeping professional to prepare and maintain our financial records. The Bookkeeper will assist in the execution of financial duties and work to ensure the accuracy of all accounting records. Founded in 1945, the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA) is the largest vegetarian organization in Canada. Providing information… Read more »

Host a Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale April 25th-May 3rd

Be one of hundreds of people around the globe to host a Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale during the week of April 25th to May 3rd. The Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale is a global event to raise money for animal charities and promote vegan baking. Hosting your own bake sale is a great opportunity to raise… Read more »