Monthly Archives: July 2010

Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals, and Animal Rights Day in Vancouver!

Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals, and Animal Rights Day in Vancouver!

Joanne talks about a very successful Vegan Bake Sale fundraiser for the University of Victoria bunnies that was held this week, and the power of cupcakes and cookies as a form of animal activism by grassroots activists. Then we talk with Leanne McConnachie of the Vancouver Humane Society on Animal Rights Day in Vancouver, which…

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Sandra Mohr, Free Animal Video & Robert Light, Aquarium politics

Sandra Mohr, Free Animal Video & Robert Light, Aquarium politics

In this episode, Alison discusses animal sentience as presented in the book "Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation", by Gary Francione. Joanne interviews Sandra Mohr from a new organiztion FreeAnimalVideos.org and Robert Light discusses the dirty politics behind the Vancouver Aquarium and the Park Board.

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Animal Freedom Day, and an end to dolphins and whales in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium?

Animal Freedom Day, and an end to dolphins and whales in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium?

In this episode, Joanne talks about Vancouver's goal to be the "greenest city by 2020" and how YOU can contribute by voting for "Encourage vegan options for all!". We then speak to Janos Maté of the local organization Whale Friends on the pending plebiscite that may be put forth in the 2011 City of Vancouver…

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Peter Ficker,VHS Calgary Stampede campaign & Skinny Bitch Rory Freedman

Peter Ficker,VHS Calgary Stampede campaign & Skinny Bitch Rory Freedman

In this episode, Joanne makes an urgent plea for land and monetary donation for the Uvic rabbit rescue.  Activists are given until the end of the month to remove, spay, neuter and home 1,600 or the cull begins.  Donations are accepted at www.earthanimalrights.org. In recognition of July being National Veggie Hot Dog Month, Alison reviews the…

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Snakes, snakes, snakes & a report of the 2010 LetLive Conference

Snakes, snakes, snakes & a report of the 2010 LetLive Conference

In this episode, Joanne presents Humane Meat - Part 2. Then, Alison reports on the amazing 2010 LetLive Animal Rights Conference held last weekend. Finally, we present our feature interview with "Snake Man" Matt Ellerbeck, an animal rights activist and snake advocate, who will be speaking to us about snake conservation and why we need…

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