Asked & Answered: Do vegans even lift, bro?

By: Renée Donaldson If there’s any world that on the surface seems more inhospitable towards veganism than that of dietetics, it’s certainly the world of professional bodybuilding. As a traditionally male-dominated sport, it can be difficult to break into for someone who doesn’t fit the typical masculine ideal. In a world so often associated with…

Asked & Answered: Studying Dietetics as a Vegan

By: Renée Donaldson When I first went vegan, I felt as though I had to totally reconsider pretty much everything I knew about nutrition.  So many things that I had learned in school or taken as common knowledge, (dairy gives you strong bones, duh!) turned out to be completely false.  I found out that a…

Nutrition through a plant-based lens

By: Drishti Shah Hi fellow vegans in the Western community! I wanted to write this post because I have noticed a lot of people have been telling us at either the events or even online (when they don’t bother showing up to our events) that a lot of our facts are not reliable because we…

5 Must-Listen to Vegan Podcasts for 2020!

By: Garry Garry Starting your new year with the goal of becoming vegan, or just want to learn more about the lifestyle and diet? Here are five vegan podcasts I highly recommend for information on veganism and various topic discussions!  Generation V From his website, “Nimai [Delgado] aims to bring a modern, more conscious perspective…

4 myths about Veganism

By: Garry Garry Myth 1: Veganism is expensive Veganism is typically seen as an expensive lifestyle not being affordable to the masses. However, this is not true! While some vegan products such as processed and packaged food can become quite expensive, majority of the diet is very cheap! Grains and beans are the cheapest form…

Make Some NOIZE

By: Renée Donaldson Replacing your winter coat is always a hassle; it can be difficult to find one that’s high quality, fashionable, vegan, and reasonably priced.  Coats that I’ve had in the past from trendy stores often had cheap parts and weren’t made to last, despite the steep price tag.  Also, even if the fur…

Winter is coming!!!

By: Drishti Shah Yes, I do realize that GoT is over (I’m clearly still not over it!), regardless we have one harsh fact to face…. Winter is coming! A lot of people don’t realize that living a vegan lifestyle applies not only to food, but apparel as well. A lot of brands we see are…

Celebrating a Vegan Halloween!

By: Garry Garry Do you have kids that are vegan, or do you simply want to celebrate Halloween without worrying about cavities? Following are some tips on how to have a vegan (and healthy) Halloween!  The Vegan Switch Witch! After your kids are done going around Trick-or-Treating in the neighbourhood, collecting all the candy they…

Why is there milk in my beer!?

By: Renée Donaldson As someone who’s totally on the craft beer bandwagon, my favourite part about bartending at The Spoke is getting to discover cool new beers and breweries.  When I found out a couple weeks ago that we would be getting a new beer on tap called “London Fog” (made with David’s Tea earl…

Ethics + Aesthetics = Doshi FCSA

By: Drishti Shah It’s 2019 people, are we still buying leather? Well, maybe it’s because you haven’t seen the products that Doshi has to offer. Doshi is an amazing company that sells accessories like belts, handbags, backpacks, briefcases and more, that are all vegan and cruelty-free! This company is perfect for students as the products…