No, it isn't quite legal to keep chickens in Toronto - yet! Toronto City Council passed a motion to allow a three year pilot project for backyard hens in four wards. Click here for more details.

Toronto Chickens has a campaign to legalize chickens, info about the current Toronto bylaw and other cities that do allow chickens. 

Four Legs or Wings has training, info and products for keeping hens.

Beekeeping is allowed (with some restrictions), see our resource page

Insects are another option for non-plant based protein:

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