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'Embarrassing’ Plastic Bags Will Make You Never Forget to Bring Your Own

‘Embarrassing’ Plastic Bags Will Make You Never Forget to Bring Your Own

"Embarrassing" plastic bags have been designed to help you remember to bring your reusable tote. It's not a secret that the world is currently in the midst of a plastic-related crisis. Single-use plastic is in...

Vancouver Has Yet Another Vegan AF Vending Machine

Courtesy of upcoming vegetarian grocery store Larry's Market, Vancouver has a new vegan-friendly vending machine. The vending machine, called Larry's Market Express, is the work of Ryan Dennis, owner and co-founder of Larry's Market. It...

Vancouver Vegan Ice Cream Brand Nora’s Launches Dairy-Free ‘Breakup’ Pints to Drown Your Sorrows...

Vancouver-based vegan ice cream brand Nora's has launched a new limited edition range of Breakup Pints - for when you don't know know how to say "it's not me, it's you." Available in Bye Bye...
Virtuous Pie Teams Up With Plant-Based Restaurants Across Vancouver

Virtuous Pie Teams Up With Plant-Based Restaurants Across Vancouver

A collection of plant-based restaurants in Vancouver and Portland have teamed together this World Vegan Month to create a "vegan passport." The initiative, launched by vegan pizza joint Virtuous Pie, aims to encourage consumers to eat...
Vegan-Friendly Pizza Chain Expands to 6 New Canadian Locations

Vegan-Friendly Canadian Chain ‘Pizza Pizza’ to Open 6 Locations in British Columbia

As demand for vegan pizza surges like never before, popular Canadian pizza chain Pizza Pizza is bringing its vegan-friendly options to British Columbia with a rapid series of new openings. Pizza Pizza's first B.C. location...
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Vegan Filmmaker Kevin Smith Just Drove 3 Hours to Eat at the Nearest Veggie...

Actor, comedian, and filmmaker Kevin Smith may be Veggie Grill's number one fan. In fact, he loves the vegan fast-casual chain so much, he recently took a six-hour round trip just to dine there. Smith,...

CruiseExperts Removes Dogsledding Excursions After Iditarod Cruelty

In a bid to tackle tourist-funded animal exploitation, Vancouver-based travel company CruiseExperts Travel, owned by the Merit Travel Group, has removed all dogsledding excursions from its offerings on AlaskaShoreExperts.com. The decision follows pressure from animal rights...

TEDx Conference Vancouver’s Upcoming Conference, HOW2, is Going Vegan

The inspirational speaking event TEDx Vancouver, a progeny of the TED talks series, is set to go fully vegan. Erin Ireland, a recipe creator, baker, and founder of the blog "To Die For, Vancouver,"shared the news via...
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Old Crow Coffee Co.’s Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich Pop-Up Opens in Vancouver

A new weekly pop-up event serving all-vegan grilled cheese sandwiches has launched in New Westminster, Greater Vancouver. Old Crow Coffee Co. will host the "Cheezy Fri-yays" pop-up, which will serve a rotating menu of plant-based...

New Vegan Bus Campaign Tells Vancouver Residents That Pigs Are ‘Friends Not Food’

A new campaign has arrived in Vancouver, Canada, asking people to "Go Veg" for the animals, the environment, and our health. The campaign, launched by the Vancouver Humane Society (VHS), is featured on Translink buses...
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Vancouver Bans Plastic Straws, Plans to Go Zero Waste By 2040

Vancouver is set to become the first major Canadian city to ban single-use plastic straws, polystyrene cups, and take-out containers. Representatives voted unanimously on the ban last week. According to a press release, the plastic...

Vegan Ice Cream Brand Nora’s Launches in Whole Foods Across British Columbia

Vancouver-based vegan ice cream brand, Nora’s Plant-Based Ice Cream, is launching in Whole Foods stores across British Columbia. The brand made the announcement on its Instagram page. “So excited that you can now find our...
Vancouver Aquarium Banned From Keeping Captive Whales and Dolphins

Vancouver Aquarium Banned From Keeping Captive Whales and Dolphins

Updated May 27, 2019. In 2018, Vancouver Aquarium ended its dolphin and whale program for good due to the ongoing controversy around captive marine mammals. CEO John Nightingale said at the time, "e absolutely believe in...

B.C Bans All Hunting of Grizzly Bears, After Major Public Outcry

A huge policy shift has just been announced in Vancouver: all hunting of grizzly bears, for trophies or food, is now completely illegal. The ban, which was announced by the New Democratic Party (NDP) today (18th December), comes...
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Virtuously Plant Based Pizza | Vancouver, Canada

You'd be hard pressed to find a person who doesn't like pizza. Pizza is the food version of Ryan Gosling because NO ONE hates that guy and he's also pretty tasty. Needless to say,...