Inspired by the Vegan Buddy program, in Victoria B.C, this is essentially a mentoring program. We match up experienced vegetarians, vegans or raw vegans with people interested in becoming veg*ns. The goal is to help answer any veggie related questions, share shopping and cooking tips and provide the assistance needed to help others on the veggie path. Mentoring can be done by email, phone, in person or a combination of all three, whatever works best for you and your buddy.

If you’re interested in being a part of this, then click here!

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Volunteer Meeting w/ the Vegans and Vegetarians of Alberta

Feb 25, 12:00pm - Feb 25, 2:00pm

Padmanadi Vegetarian Restaurant

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VVoA Social Club at Sweet Mango

Feb 23, 6:30pm - Feb 23, 8:00pm

Sweet Mango

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Hamster Baby Shower

Feb 25, 4:00pm - Feb 26, 4:00am

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Padmanadi Meditation and Brunch: March Meat Out

Mar 4, 9:00am - Mar 4, 12:00pm

Padmanadi Vegetarian Restaurant

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What is the VVoA?

Vegans and Vegetarians of Alberta (VVoA) is a registered, non-profit society formed in 1989 to serve people who are interested in learning about, adopting and/or maintaining a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. VVoA is a non-political and non-religious organization run solely by volunteers. We strive to be a reliable source of information concerning vegan or vegetarian, health, environment and animal rights issues.

The VVoA regularly organizes social events such as potlucks, diners club meetups, tablings, and bake sales. We also host speakers and films for educational purposes. You do not have to be a vegan or vegetarian to participate in our events; everyone is welcome!

We encourage you to purchase a membership to VVoA, which helps pay for event expenses. In return, your membership card provides you with discounts at many of VVoA’s events, as well as at participating restaurants and shops. For more information, please visit our Diner’s Guide page.

Please contact us if you have any questions, or would like to volunteer with the VVoA.


Want to get involved with the VVoA? Click here to view vacant posts, here for a list of volunteering opportunities, or email info@vofa.ca to learn about the many other ways that you can participate.

21-Day Vegan Kickstart Program

Join the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine 21-Day Vegan Kickstart Program! The 21-Day Kickstart is live from the first through 21st of each month! Based on research by Neal Barnard, M.D., one of America’s leading health advocates, this program is designed for anyone who wants to explore and experience the health benefits of a vegan diet.




Vegan Business Directory

Want to find vegan businesses in our area? Have a vegan business you want to advertise? Please send an email to info@vofa.ca with the following information:

  • Business Name
  • Contact Person
  • Contact Phone
  • Contact Email
  • Website
  • Type of Business/Institution
  • Products Available
  • Totally Vegan or Vegan Products Available?