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Canadian Government Invests $2.6 Million in Plant Protein

The Canadian Government has announced more than $2.6 million in federal funding for the plant protein sector. Leduc, Alberta's Food Processing Development Centre will receive the investment. It will go toward new equipment for plant-based...

Joaquin Phoenix Honors Activist Killed At Pig Slaughterhouse

Academy Award-winning actor and vegan activist Joaquin Phoenix attended a vigil for Regan Russell, an activist who was killed outside of a Toronto pig slaughterhouse. The actor joined more than 100 people at Farmer John's...
Canada Just Invested $100 Million Into Vegan Protein

Canada Just Invested $100 Million Into Vegan Meat

Canada's vegan meat industry just got a huge boost. The country just announced a nearly $100 million investment in vegan protein. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the multi-million dollar funding would go to Merit...
Vancouver Aquarium May Be Forced to Shut Down Permanently

Vancouver Aquarium May Be Forced to Shut Down Permanently

The Vancouver Aquarium may close permanently in the upcoming months due to a lack of revenue. The Ocean Wise Conservation Association—which runs the facility—revealed it had been forced to lay off 60 percent of its...
The Best Healthy Vegan Snacks to Help You Survive the Day

The Best Healthy Vegan Snacks to Help You Survive the Day

Snacks are one of life’s necessities. They can get you through a busy workday, help you survive long road trips, or tide you over until your next meal. Plus, what would watching movies be...
Tim Hortons Just Added Almond Milk to Its Menu

Tim Hortons Just Added Almond Milk to Its Menu

Tim Hortons is launching vegan almond milk at all its Canadian stores. After reporting falling sales and profits in the most recent quarter, the Canadian chain is going back to "basics." "At Tim Hortons, our...
900 Workers at a Tyson Factory Test Positive for COVID-19

Canada Just Permanently Shut Down 3 Slaughterhouses

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has closed three major slaughterhouses following an E. coli outbreak. Activists have also accused the Toronto-based meatpackers of cruelty to animals. Ryding-Regency Meat Packers, Canadian Select Meats Inc., and The...

This Photographer Is Exposing Canada’s Fur Industry

A new film aims to unearth the secrets of Canada's fur trade. "The Farm In My Backyard" holds a magnifying glass to the environmental and animal welfare concerns of fur production in Nova Scotia. ...
Wendy’s Canada Just Launched Vegan Burgers Nationwide

Wendy’s Canada Just Launched Vegan Burgers Nationwide

(Updated February 24, 2020) | Wendy’s has launched a vegan burger nationwide called “Plantiful Burger.” The fast-food chain trialed the reportedly pea protein-based vegan patty at Toronto-area locations last November. Now, the burger is available...
Pamela Anderson Urges Trudeau to Offer Vegan Food In Prison

Pamela Anderson Urges Trudeau to Offer Vegan Food In Prisons

Pamela Anderson has written to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging him to offer only nutritious vegan meals in prisons. According to the Canada-born model and vegan activist, ditching meat and dairy from prisons would...
Canada Designates 165,000 Square Miles of Arctic Ocean As a Sanctuary

Canada Just Turned 165,000 Square Miles of Ocean Into a Sanctuary

Canada is creating two marine sanctuaries in the Arctic Ocean. The conservation efforts, called Tuvaijuittuq and Tallurutiup Imanga, could help tackle climate change and protect ecosystems. The ice in the Arctic keeps polar regions cool...
McDonald’s Is Launching Vegan Beyond Meat Burgers

McDonald’s and Beyond Meat Launch Vegan ‘P.L.T.’ Burger

Updated 8 January 2020 | McDonald's meat-free burger made with Beyond Meat's vegan patty will be available 52 locations in Ontario, Canada from January 14. The burger is called the Beyond Meat P.L.T., short for...
70% of Canadian Millennials Say Plants Are the New Meat

70% of Canadian Millennials Say Plants Are the New Meat

Canadian Millennials and Generation-Zers believe vegan meat is here to stay. According to a new poll by Angus Reid, 95 percent of Canadians are familiar with plant-based meat products. However, it's the younger generations --...
Carl's Jr. Canada Just Added Vegan Burgers to the Menu

Carl’s Jr. Canada Just Added Vegan Burgers to the Menu

You can now get the vegan Beyond Burger at Carl’s Jr. Canada. All 21 locations of the fast-food chain’s Canadian branch launched the Beyond Famous Star on Wednesday following its success on U.S. menus. The...
7-Eleven Launch Vegan Beyond Meat Pizza Topping

7-Eleven Launches Vegan Beyond Meat Sausage Topped Pizza

(Updated October 6, 2019) Pizzas made with vegan Beyond Meat sausage crumbles are now available at 7-Eleven locations across Canada. Arriving at select Toronto locations, the move comes as 7-Eleven recognizes the shifting dietary preferences...
The Canadian Government Just Invested In Vegan Food - For America?

The Canadian Government Just Invested in Vegan Food – For America?

The Canadian government invested in Good Food for Good, which produces organic vegan sauces and teas, expand to the U.S. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, on behalf of the Minister of...
Vegan Yogurt And Everything Bagels Are Now At Starbucks

Vegan Yogurt And Everything Bagels Are Now At Starbucks

Starbucks locations in Canada will soon launch vegan yogurt parfait and plant-based everything bagels. A Starbucks employee shared the news on their Twitter account. They revealed that dairy-free yogurt parfaits with blueberries are on the...
This Old Firetruck Is Now Nova Scotia’s First Vegan Café

This Old Firetruck Is Now Nova Scotia’s First Vegan Café

Nova Scotia has its first-ever vegan cafe -- in the back of a truck. But it's not just any truck. It's one with a history of serving the community. It started its life as...
Vegan Restaurant Chain By CHLOE Is Coming to Canada

Vegan Restaurant Chain By CHLOE Is Coming to Canada

New York City-based vegan fast-casual chain By CHLOE is opening is first Canadian location in Toronto. By CHLOE's first Canadian restaurant will replicate the chain's original flagship store in New York City's West Village neighborhood,...
World's First 24-Hour Vegan Drive-Thru Brings 'Big Macs' to Toronto

World’s First 24-Hour Vegan Drive-Thru Brings Meatless ‘Big Macs’ to Toronto

Globally Local, the fast-food chain behind the world's first 24-hour vegan drive-tru, is opening its first Toronto location. The plant-powered menu includes vegan takes on fast-food classics like the Big Mac, the Whopper, and...
Tim Horton’s Helped JUST Sell Its 10 Millionth Vegan Egg

Tim Hortons Helped JUST Sell Its 10 Millionth Vegan Egg

(Updated November 14, 2019). Tim Hortons, Canada's largest quick-service restaurant chain, is trialing a vegan omelet sandwich option in select locations. It features the mung bean egg patty made by the San Francisco-based food...