Muskoka Round-Up

Planning a trip to Muskoka? Here are some veg-friendly spots to check out on your next cottage-country adventure. Creative Plate Eatery Just outside of Gravenhurst you’ll find Creative Plate Eatery and Muskoka Stay & Sleep Inn. Creative Plate Eatery has a vegetarian menu with some vegan and gluten-free options as well. And if you’d rather… Read more »

The Killer Whale Who Changed the World

  Care of Florence McCambridge, TVA Volunteer I was introduced to killer whales in the same way that many of you were. The whales were performing at an aquarium, and I was mesmerized from the moment I saw them. Years later I spent an afternoon whale watching during a trip to Vancouver and was fortunate… Read more »

Veg Out 402: Vegans on a Train

Today John, Ana, and Steve discuss the upcoming Veg Food Fest, and the presenters who the co-hosts are excited about hearing.  John discusses his self-imposed “2 Week Organic Challenge” and the obstacles he had to navigate while eating 100% organic for two weeks.  The hosts also discuss how lucky they are to be vegan during… Read more »

Veg Out 401: Veg Food Fest

Today on Veg Out, Ana, John, Vivek, and Wynn are joined by TVA’s Festival and Events Coordinator Emily to discuss the upcoming Toronto Veg Food Fest, taking place Sept 8-10th at the Harbourfront Centre. We also had a chat with Emily about her participation with the Toronto Vegetarian Associaton Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon team, including how… Read more »

Veg Out 400: Meat Free Athlete

Today John and Ana celebrate the 400th episode of Veg Out by interviewing Anne-Marie Campbell.  Anne-Marie Campbell is a vegan athlete who trains in Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts.  Anne-Marie has a lengthy history of being an athlete, with over twenty years of competing in a wide variety of sports…. Read more »

Veg Out 399: Talking About Supporting Non-Vegan Restaurants

In today’s episode of Veg Out, Ana, Steve and Lisa talk about the politics of supporting non-vegan restaurants and why it can be beneficial for vegan advocacy! Let us know your thoughts, email us at tva@veg.ca! Links & Info:   Join the Toronto Vegetarian Team at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by emailing Barbi: blazarus@veg.ca… Read more »

Veg Out 398: Veg Speed Date

Today Angeline, Ana, Steve, and John are joined by Lucas. Lucas is on today’s show to discuss Veg Speed Date; he is the organizer of these fantastic veg events that take place in Toronto. A summer event is planned for Sunday, July the 9th at The Steady Cafe and Bar (Lucas blunders when he says… Read more »

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 »

Veg Out 397: Vegan in Vancouver and Travel Tips

On this week’s episode, Jeanette gives her review of her recent trip to Vancouver including stops at Nice Shoes, Vegan Supply, Virtuous Pie and the Arbor. We wish Shalini well as she embarks on a two year backpacking trip through South-East Asia and South America. She shares some of her planning tips for travelling while… Read more »

Veg Out 396: Vegan Rock! 9

Today John, Ana, and Steve are joined by Greg to discuss Vegan Rock! 9.  Vegan Rock! is a concert/bake sale/fundraiser that is taking place on June 8th at The Boat (158 Augusta Avenue, Toronto).  Talented veg musicians, friends, and the smells of baked goods, all mingling at a Kensington bar, mean it is not a night to be… Read more »