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The Montreal Vegetarian Association
Founded in 2005, The Montreal Vegetarian Association is a volunteer-driven charitable organization governed by an elected board of directors.
Our mission is to educate the public about the many benefits of a vegetarian diet for the environment, the health and the animals.
We envision a world where people think critically about their food choices, where growing numbers of businesses, community groups, and organizations inspire people to make healthier, greener, more compassionate choices, and where nutritious, sustainable plant-based foods are accessible to all.
The MVA goal is to introduce and promote the advantages of a vegetarian lifestyle regarding:
The MVA considers itself an open association, willing to accept everyone. It helps people alter their way of eating at their own respective pace. The idea is to promote a diet that is as respectful as possible to the largest number of living organisms.
Click here for our promotional leaflet (feel free to print)
Note: On its website and in its communications, the MVA uses the term "vegetarian" to mean anyone whose diet is derived from plant sources, the definition found in the Grand dictionnaire terminologique from the Office Québécois de la langue française.