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VEDTalk: The Thought Provokers
April 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
And now for something familiar…but different. Introducing: “VEDTalks…Seeds Worth Planting”. Based on the well-known TEDTalks…but with a bright-green vegan twist!
Plant-Based (R)evolution, Calling All Vegans, and Compassion on the Streets are delighted to be hosting the first instalment in a series of presentations meant to inform, motivate, inspire, and provoke thought.
Huge thanks and gratitude to the generous and talented Patrick Biller for creating our cool and creative logo for the series!
This segment: THE THOUGHT PROVOKERS. Please meet our VEDTalkers:
Kevin Lahey, former undercover investigator for Mercy For Animals and currently the co-host of the sizzling-hot “THE LIVEGAN PODCAST” with Ben LeRoi.
Isaac Brown of the cerebral and wildly popular “Ask Yourself” YouTube channel. But don’t just take my word for it…ask yourself.
Gabriel Nadler aka rapper, Gaiaisi – Gaia’s Eye – Gaia.Is.I, fighting ignorance, saving animal lives, and shattering the myth that “Vegans Are Weak” through his music, comedy, and clever commentary.
No vegan event would be complete without food, glorious food! Bring your appetite for delicious samples as well as some takeout containers and bags for your purchases. Vendors for our mini veg fest confirmed thus far are:
Vegan Stokes Cheese (artisanal gourmet cheeses crafted with passion and compassion)
Brown Sugar (educational food company honouring African excellence)
Vegans4Life (Beyond Meat, Gardein, and Violife distributor…because every life matters)
Bzzsfree (with their delicious vegan alternative to honey!)
FoodVibrations (ridiculously creative and talented chef and nutritionist)
All three speakers will be available for a panel discussion after the presentation to clarify, amplify, and fortify their talks.
There will also be an opportunity to have your voice heard on some pressing Canadian bills which are in danger of “dying on the order paper” and needing to go back to square one if not passed before Parliament rises for summer recess on June 21, 2019. Soumen Karmakar of Compassion on the Streets will walk you through the simple steps you need to take to weigh in and make positive changes for animals in the political arena.
As well, we will be accepting cruelty-free clothing and toiletries for homeless people, which will be distributed to those in need by Compassion on the Streets.
There is no charge for this event, but donations will be gratefully accepted.
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