4th annual Peace Fur Paws 5K Fundraising Walk For Animals

Our Annual 5K Walk will be held on September 29th, 2018 in Markham and it will be hosted by Pet Valu Uptown Market Markham in the same plaza as Whole Foods. This annual event helps to raise the much-needed funds for educational programs, outreach initiatives, advocacy campaigns and on-the-ground rescue work that we know are… Read more »

Veg Guide — Mother’s Day Specials!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13th!  If you’re looking for a place to take Mom to eat, or somewhere to buy her a nice treat to bring along for your day, you’re in the right place! Here are some great ideas from our awesome Veg Guide businesses!   Mother’s Day Meal Specials   Yoga… Read more »

‘WIZARD OF ODDZ’ Halloween Charity Event 2017

We are excited to share that Vegan Social Events, created by Love Wild Live Free, will be partnering with UNIVERSEOFÁLI to bring the wonderful world of OZ to life, for their 3rd Annual Halloween Charity Event, benefiting Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary! Guests will journey down the yellow brick road to find themselves at the historic and exclusive Armour Heights Officers Mess, Toronto’s most… Read more »

Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home

Care of Florence McCambridge   Adventure racer Mikael Lindnord never had a dog in his life. In fact, he never even wanted one. But in 2014, during the Adventure Racing World Championship, he met the dog who would become his best friend. About four days into the race that takes participants through some of the… Read more »

Ladies Night at Copper Branch

Join us for a great night of sampling delicious local vegan wines and cheeses, live music and connecting with local businesses who offer health and wellness products and services. All while supporting Farmhouse Garden Animal Home Sanctuary. Proceeds from the night will go to feeding the hungry bellies at the sanctuary. LIVE MUSIC Local Artist… Read more »

Effective Animal Advocacy: A Guide

On September 12th at the 31st Veg Food Fest at 3 pm, Pamela Tourigny will give her presentation, “Marketing  Veganism: Earning Friends and Allies for a More Vegan World” at the Studio Theatre. Pamela will speak on the ways that we can as individuals “market” veganism in our day-to-day lives, as well as how we… Read more »

Animal Profile: The Life of a Dairy Cow

Care of Bonnie Shulman   Got milk? Pity. If you’ve ever seen documentaries about farm animals like Peaceable Kingdom you’ll already know that cows are emotional animals with strong family bonds. Mother cows care for their calves and even other cows nearby will come over to meet a new calf and help out where they… Read more »

Animal Profile: Let’s Rave About Rabbits

Care of Bonnie Shulman   I first read Richard Adams’ Watership Down in my 30s. It became my life’s best book, defining my thoughts on life and death, war, conflict and friendship, personality and destiny. Watership Down is about rabbits. Each rabbit represents one of us. Read the book again, it’s worth at least 30… Read more »

Animal Profile: Be Kind to Fish

Care of Bonnie Shulman   Since the dawn of time people have been catching and eating fish without giving the fish a second thought, as though they were inanimate objects, as though being drowned in air was not a big deal to the fish. All that desperate flapping of their fins onboard fishing boats –… Read more »