Author Archives: canadianveggie

About canadianveggie

I enjoy exploring the great outdoors, eating good vegan food, cycling around Vancouver, solving problems with software, learning about urban planning, and discussing politics.

Great Climate Race

I’m all set for the Great Climate Race. I’ll be running 10km around Stanley Park this morning. The event is the perfect merger of two of my passions – running and environmental activism. The money raised by the race will … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Vegan Day with Perogies and a Cowspiracy

Happy World Vegan Day! I celebrated with some tasty perogies (recipe from Lindsay is Vegan) and a documentary – Cowspiracy on Netflix. Generally, I’m not a fan of environmental/vegetarian documentaries, but this one impressed me. The filmmaker does a great … Continue reading

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Apartment Halloween

We had about 20 kids come trick-or-treating through the apartment this year. Not bad. I noticed it was mostly younger children with their parents. I think the older kids prefer to hit the streets with their friends. We did our … Continue reading

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Garden Harvest

The plethora of sunshine meant a good haul this summer.

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Good Bye Harper; Hello Trudeau

Mission accomplished. Stephen Harper is gone. Now it is time to repair the damage he’s done to this country. Waking up this morning, I’m feeling relief that the Conservatives have been reduced to under 100 seats and Stephen Harper is … Continue reading

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Why I’m Voting NDP

Advance polls open this weekend and I’m ready to cast my ballot for the NDP. There’s a number of reasons why. I hate strategic voting – it encourages the media to focus on polls instead of platforms and politicians to … Continue reading

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Future of Vancouver’s Viaducts

It looks like the City of Vancouver is proceeding with its plan to tear down the viaducts. I can’t wait. I live across from viaducts and bike along the Dunsmuir Viaduct to get to work. The area is a dead … Continue reading

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