Vegan Society of Canada


From links to local association, current events, resources and discussion on issues of interest to vegan living in Canada we aim to provide it all. Find Out More

Making the link


The intention is to provide a central organization to make the link between all our local associations, assist with funding when in the scope of charitable law, provide vegan certification at low costs, and generally provide the public facing organization for all things vegan in Canada. Unfortunately, so much funding goes towards small companion animals often because even though donors would like to help animals there is no Canada wide charitable organization that further the advancement of the vegan philosophy and as such help animals, we aim to be this organization. If you have something to share: News, events, vegan discount, reviews or anything you think could benefit all vegans living in Canada send us a message.

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Speaking for veganism

Do you need someone to speak about veganism? Lettuce know and we'll be there

Vegan certification

We offer free vegan certification and ask that businesses cover associated fees. Our certification is rigorous and contains on-site mandatory inspection and audit regardless of the seemingly simple nature of the product. We also offer the same consulting services freely to those who want to self certify. Contact us for more details.

Vegan news

Keeping you updated on important news to vegans in Canada.

Linking communities

Linking the hundred of individual communities throughout Canada to provide seemless transition for vegans on the move.

Local group hosting

Thinking of forming into a non profit? Instead consider coming under the umbrella of the society with an address like ottawa.vegancanada.org and instead of spending time with Revenue Canada spend time helping animals

Vegan financial services

We are developing vegan financial services like daily banking and investments ETF, contact us and add your name on the waiting list and be notified as things become available. The time as come to insure that our savings are not use as loan for people and businesses that are incompatible with the vegan philosophy.

Legal workshop

We aim to develop legal workshop so people accross the country can safely exercise their right to manifest peacefully and intervene when the law permits. Contact us for more details or to help making this a reality.

Events


Spring 2018

Veggie Fest Hamilton, ON, May 5 2018 Mississauga Vegfest, ON, May 12 2018 Powell River VegFest, BC, May 12 2018 Kelowna Vegan Festival, BC, May 26-27 2018 VegExpo, BC, May 27 2018 Niagara VegFest, ON, June 2- 3 2018 Ottawa Veg Fest, ON, June 2- 3 2018 VegFest Calgary, AB, June 16 2018

Summer 2018

KW VegFest, ON, July 7 2018 Sarnia VegFest, ON, July 8 2018 Vegtoria, BC, July 21 2018 Muskoka VegFest, ON, August 11 2018 Toronto Vegandale Food and Drink Festival, ON, August 11-12 2018 St. John's VegFest, NL, August 26 2018 Toronto Veg Food Fest, ON, September 7- 9 2018 VegFest Guelph, ON, September 15 2018 Winnipeg VegFest, MB, September 15 2018 Peterborough Vegfest, ON, September 16 2018

Fall 2018

Bronte Vegan Food Fair, ON, September 23 2018 Halifax VegFest, NS, September 23 2018 Windsor VegFest, ON, October 1 2018 Durham Vegan Fest, ON, October 13 2018 Kingston VegFest, ON, October 20 2018 Montreal Vegan Festival, QC, October 20-21 2018 VegFest London, ON, November 10 2018

Volunteer


We believe that it is still possible to run a charitable organization with volunteers and want to give everyone the opportunity to experience the practice of giving. Therefore we need your help, if you want to contribute there is a place for you. We are looking to fill many roles like social media poster, manager, board members, journalist, editor, researcher, Msc. & PhD. student in the broad field of psychology and neuroscience, legal, news publications, public relations, graphic designer, etc...

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Latest News

US civil rights group hails historic progress
Independent, May 16th 2018

While this case was ultimatly lost it is the statement by Associate Judge Eugene M Fahey, which finally shows the shift in our society being taking into account in the courtroom:

"The issue whether a nonhuman animal has a fundamental right to liberty protected by the writ of habeas corpus is profound and far-reaching. It speaks to our relationship with all the life round us. Ultimately, we will not be able to ignore it."

More Than Half of All Canadians Eat Vegan Meat
Vegan Society of Canada News, May 12th 2018

While we are encouraged that a recent study shows that 53% of Canadians eat meat alternatives we hope to be able to raise the amount of people who are committed to Veganism from 2%. Hopefully new products will make it easier for the 69% of people who prefer meat to make the move. Until then contact us and you local community for support in your lifestyle change.

Earth Day 2018 Google Doodle from Jane Goodall
Vegan Society of Canada News, April 22nd 2018

Happy earth day 2018. What wonderful message Jane Goodall delivers: Every species matters, every single individual matter, we have a choice as to what kind of difference we are going to make. Why not help the earth today and go Vegan. Join one of our local community in your area or contact us for help on how to get started.

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