Recently in Canada, Ontario’s Human Rights Commission ruled that veganism is a human right, legally protected from discrimination.
So what does this mean? In the province of Ontario, hospitals will now have to provide vegan meals upon request, an employer would have an obligation to accommodate a vegan employee who cannot wear an animal-based component of a uniform (like leather or fur) and students cannot be forced to dissect animals.
A huge congratulations to Animal Justice, the animal rights organization which began lobbying for the change back in 2011. This profound achievement has set a great goal for all of us to replicate globally.
Read more about the recent declaration here: