Blog Archives

Filmmaker Zack Embree on the Kinder Morgan Pipeline, Darren Chang on The Politics of Farmed Animal Sanctuaries, and LIVEKINDLY’s Jodi Monelle

We hear from a trio of activists making a difference in today's world: filmmaker Zack Embree of "Directly Affected: Pipeline Under Pressure"; Darren Chang on The Politics of Farm Sanctuaries; and Jodi Monelle, founder and CEO of the online community LIVEKINDLY.

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Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist Meagan Duhamel on Vegan Athleticism and Rescuing Dogs in South Korea, with Humane Society International

A feature interview with world champion Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel on thriving as a vegan athlete and her animal advocacy. Plus, an interview with the Humane Society International's Executive Director, Rebecca Aldworth, on their campaign to shut down the dog meat industry in South Korea.

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Vegan Mom and Food Reporter Erin Ireland, and lawyer Anna Pippus on The Ethics of Eating Your Companion Animal

Vegan Mom and Food Reporter Erin Ireland, and lawyer Anna Pippus on The Ethics of Eating Your Companion Animal

A feature interview with vegan food blogger, social media star and mom Erin Ireland, Plus, lawyer Anna Pippus of Animal Justice speaks on the legalities of killing and eating your companion animal.

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Ditching Dairy and Embracing Plant Milks with Olympic Silver Medalist Dotsie Bausch, and Former Undercover Investigator Geoff Regier

A feature interview with vegan athlete and Compassion Champs founder Dotsie Bausch. Plus, an interview with local animal activist Geoff Regier on the rescue of 2 dairy calves from a Langley farm.

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Encore show: Canuck and I: A Human’s Special Friendship with A Crow; and Dr. Jennifer Verdolin on The New Science of Animal Family Dynamics

An interview with Vancouverite Shawn Bergman on his best friend, Canuck the Crow. Plus an interview with animal behaviourist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin on The Surprising New Science of Animal Family Dynamics. And a discussion on Canada's new food guide, which eliminates dairy and favours plant foods.

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Brian Patton, The Sexy Vegan, on Vegan Cooking for the Holidays, and U N I V E R S E O F Á L I

A feature interview with Brian Patton, The Sexy Vegan, on Vegan Cooking for the Holidays, and vegan musical and cosplay artist Alexandria Beck with her vegan mom Suzi Beck. Plus, our recommendations for charity gift giving for the holidays this year.

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Mike Downey and Randy Kujawa: Vegan Warriors of Compassion and Plant-based Bodybuilders

Mike Downey and Randy Kujawa: Vegan Warriors of Compassion and Plant-based Bodybuilders

We feature an interview with Randy Kujawa and Mike Downey, the vegan Warriors of Compassion, who are plant-powered bodybuilders! They just competed in the Popeye's Fall Classic bodybuilding competition - find out all about it here!

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Heaven is for Animals Too: Animal Ethics in Christianity, plus Advocacy and Vegan Traveling in Hawaii

A feature interview with author Melinda Cerisano on animal ethics in Christianity, plus a discussion on wildlife, captivity, animal advocacy and vegan traveling in Hawaii. We also discuss animals as victims of war for Remembrance Day on November 11th.

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The Thanksgiving Show: Celebrating a Compassionate Holiday, and Turkey Stories from the Happy Herd Sanctuary

Welcome to our annual Thanksgiving Show! We talk about the personalities of turkeys with Diane Marsh from the Happy Herd Sanctuary, and discuss how we will be Celebrating a Compassionate Thanksgiving (tips and advice!). Also, a film review of Okja, as seen at VIFF last weekend.

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World Day for Farmed Animals: Understanding the Issues of Factory Farming on Both Land and in Sea

October 2nd is World Day for Farmed Animals. We feature an interview with Katie Cantrell of the Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, plus an interview with Sue Waters of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on salmon farming issues. Also, we speak with Valley Calderoni, whose canine soulmate Kaoru was shot and killed by a trophy hunter…

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