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Travel With A Conscience: Leave A Trace


AHAA Living chats with Leave A Trace founder, Luc Robinson, to talk traveling with a conscience and the importance of giving back to the communities we visit.

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Ethical Bean: Just Better Coffee

As part of the international Fairtrade program, Ethical Bean ensures their coffee partners are protected, are properly compensated, and receive a premium that provides additional money to the coffee cooperatives to invest back into the community.

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How to Make Sustainable Food Choices, from the Grocery Store to the Kitchen

By Sagan Morrow

Making sustainable food choices and living sustainably doesn’t have to be a challenge! Every small change you can make counts and makes a big impact over time.

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My Syrian Identity, and What It Means to Be a Canadian

By Dana Kandalaft

Starting Tight-Knit Syria in time of adversity has not only helped regain touch with my Syrian identity, but it has also taught me what it means to be Canadian.

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Priceless Presents That Celebrate the Gift of Giving

By Patty Lowry

In the spirit of the season, saving some coin and respecting the sensibility of sustainability, here are some priceless presents that celebrate the gift of giving.

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8 Reasons Why Sustainable Fashion Matters

Here are 8 quick facts about just how much damage the industry is doing, and why you should care about sustainable fashion.

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Green Roofs: For the Bees, for the Planet

AHAALiving Co-Founder and certified B-Corp Top Drawer CEO, Howard Chang, speaks to the importance of green roofs in urban centres and why he invested in building one for Top Drawer’s new third floor. green roofs, bees, planet, sustainability, environment

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Alive and Healthy in Vancouver

AHAA Living’s founder, Howard Chang, and community manager, Malina Kaija, mingled with the healthiest brands in Canada at the Alive Conference in Vancouver earlier this month. Here are their insights on the marketing preferences of a growing wellness savvy, sustainability-minded community.

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Save, Salvage & Superfy!

By Patty Lowry

Artistic Environmentalist Patty Lowry Makes Crafts from Castaways

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You Are What Your Wear: AHAA Living’s Ethical Coat Round-Up

Braving sub-zero North American winters can be challenging. What’s even more challenging? Keeping warm and looking great while choosing ethical garments.

Alas, search no more for the perfect, cruelty-free, yet stylish winter coat. The AHAALiving.com team has put together our picks for eco-friendly winter coats that will keep you toasty all winter long.

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Canada’s Green Campuses

AHAALiving rounds-up the five greenest campuses in Canada. How does your school stack-up? Canada’s Green Campuses.

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AHAALiving.com’s Top Ten Sustainability Bloggers

AHAALiving.com likes to share awareness, so we’ve rounded up our favourite sustainability blogs from across Canada.

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Decreasing your carbon footprint: Beyond all-or-nothing solutions

By Sagan Morrow

AHAALiving.com guest blogger, Sagan Morrow, explores practical options for meat-eaters to reduce the carbon footprints and unsavoury ethics that come with meat consumption.

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Social Disturbance

AHAALiving.com’s Nicole Pointon is tired of seeing horrific domestic animal and wildlife abuse in her social media feeds, but she supports the organizations that post the content. What’s an animal lover to do?

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A Better Thanksgiving Dinner

How are you greening & cleaning your Thanksgiving dinner this year? We’ve pulled together  our favourite tips and recipes on ethical and healthful approach to the upcoming Canadian holiday.

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