Vegan Abroad

By Daghiana Better With the holidays coming up, many people are making plans to fly somewhere warmer (not me though, I’m stuck here). But, travelling as a vegan can be tricky for many reasons, and really it mostly depends on where you’re going. If you’re travelling within North America you probably won’t have any issues….

Vegan Wrestlers

By Justin Dela Cruz “How do you get your protein?” It’s a question often heard by many vegan weight lifters, and a question worth asking. FORTUNATELY, I have no idea what the answer is (but other blog posts can lead you to the answer), so I won’t bother anyone by pretending to know what I…

Is Veganism an Attack on Culture?

The perception I had been fed of veganism through social media was that of an unattainable, ‘white’ movement. One where eating quinoa and salad was the only possible way to lead a vegan lifestyle. In many traditions, including my own, meat is a central ingredient. So being vegan felt like more than just giving up…

The Perfect Vegan: A Response to the Beyond Burger Debate

By Makenna Clark Recently, Justin, another one of our blog writers wrote a piece about how as vegans we shouldn’t be supporting the purchase of vegan products from franchises who also sell meat and other non vegan products.   Justin makes some really good points in his argument. It is true that as consumers we…

The End of the World

By Asees Garry   It’s the year 2050. No ice in the Arctic. Half of the planet has no access to clean water. Fish stocks are extinct. Half of the rain forests have vanished. Wars for fresh water. Coral reefs have deteriorated. Shortfalls in crop yield. Sea levels are out of control. The world is coming…

Vegan Superfoods

By: Makenna Clark Personally, I am vegan for the animals and environment. I’m not vegan specifically for health reasons though I love a good simulated “chicken nugget”. But, I also love to try to incorporate a healthy and balanced diet as much as possible. Of course I believe the most important part of a balanced…

How much longer can we ‘vote with our dollar’?

By Justin Dela Cruz Earlier this summer, A&W Canada launched it’s Beyond Meat burger nationwide. Beyond Meat had already been generating buzz in Canada, as the plant-based meat producer was lauded by prominent vegan figures such as Lauren Toyota from Toronto. It became an overnight night sensation, with multiple chains throughout the country running out…