The Winners of the 2013 Toronto Veg Awards Are…

Congratulations to the winners of the very first Toronto Veg Awards! Toronto Vegetarian Association members nominated their favourite vegetarian and veg-friendly businesses, and then the general public including members, voted to select the winners! Over 2000 people cast their votes. We congratulate all the winning as well as the nominated businesses, and also celebrate the… Read more »

TVA offers Mayor recipe for healthy weight-loss

The Toronto Vegetarian Association delivers plant-based care package to Mayor Ford and Councillor Doug Ford TORONTO:  In response to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s public resolution to lose weight in 2012, the Toronto Vegetarian Association has delivered a care package for achieving healthy weight-loss and invited the mayor to participate in Meatless Mondays. “Eating less meat… Read more »

Toronto Mayor Ford Cuts out Bacon to Lose Weight

Toronto Mayor Ford Cuts out Bacon to Lose Weight January, 2012 Toronto Mayor Rob Ford / Councillor Doug Ford, will use healthy plant-based diet in his/their efforts to lose weight TORONTO:  Sir Paul McCartney, President Bill Clinton… and now Rob Ford? Toronto Mayor Rob Ford / Councillor Doug Ford will follow a plant-based diet as… Read more »

Bake-Off to decide top vegan baker in Toronto

Bake-Off to decide top vegan baker in Toronto January 20, 2012 TORONTO – The Toronto Vegetarian Association’s 4th Annual Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off will invite both everyday and professional bakers to showcase their innovation and talent. Some professional bakers participating include, Ashley Wittig from Bunner’s vegan bakery and Daniel Lewis from Green Zebra Kitchen. Bakers… Read more »

Governor General Invited to Vegetarian Meal at Community Festival

Governor General Invited to Vegetarian Meal at Community Festival June, 2009 Governor General cries out cultural experience, while Toronto Vegetarian Association invites her to a healthier and greener tradition – vegetarianism. Partaking in a vegetarian diet is a great way to reduce one’s environmental impact and improve the health of Canadians. TORONTO- Responding to the… Read more »

Beyond Earth Hour: A planet at “steak”

Beyond Earth Hour: A planet at “steak” Sunday, 23 March 2008 News Release: The Toronto Vegetarian Association calls for greater spotlight on reducing meat consumption in the fight against climate change. TORONTO – With the advent of Earth Hour, led by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), on March 29, the connection between energy consumption… Read more »

New Poetry Contest Is Delicious

New Poetry Contest Is Delicious March 12, 2007 TORONTO: Hungry poets/ a new challenge sprouts/ in the spring grass. The Tofu Haiku poetry contest is a celebration of the classical poetic form of haiku, and the ancient culinary marvel known as tofu. Hosted by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, the contest will be judged by some… Read more »

Getting to the Heart of Healthy Eating

Getting to the Heart of Healthy Eating February 13, 2007 TORONTO: A healthy heart is only a workshop away. Vegetarian 101: Moving Towards a Heart Healthy Diet, presented by Registered Dietician J. Beverley Edwards-Miller, is a free workshop series that hopes to get Torontonians serious about health. Hosted by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, Vegetarian 101… Read more »

Canadian Carnivores Crave Vegetarian Options

Canadian Carnivores Crave Vegetarian Options June 14, 2006 Annual veg fest paradoxically attracts meat-eaters in record numbers TORONTO, ON: Toronto’s annual Vegetarian Food Fair is readying itself to welcome an unexpected audience on September 8, 9 and 10, 2006: the unabashed meat-eater. Festival organizers don’t mind sharing their tofu with these unlikely visitors, however. “The… Read more »