Author: Alison Cole

Co-host/co-producer of the weekly radio show Animal Voices Vancouver.

A Celebration of Vegan Meats and Entrepreneurism: Seth Tibbott of The Tofurky Company, and James Davison and Mitchell Scott of The Very Good Butchers

Meet vegan entrepreneurs Seth Tibbott of The Tofurky Company, and James Davison and Mitchell Scott of The Very Good Butchers, who make some of the best plant-based meats on the market, and have business stories and advice to share!

Encore Show: Kim Sturla, Animal Place Sanctuary; & A Mother’s Love: The Bond Between Mother Cow and Baby Calf

Mother’s Day Show ~ A Mother’s Love: The Bond Between Mother Cow and Baby Calf; and a feature interview with Kim Sturla of Animal Place for International Respect for Chickens Month.

Being Food Resourceful During Pandemic Times: Growing Your Own Produce, and Vegan Pantry Cooking with Brigitte Gemme

Sustaining ourselves with food during pandemic times: A feature interview with vegan food consultant Brigitte Gemme, of Vegan Family Kitchen, on best practises for pantry cooking. Plus, guest co-host Grace Wampold presents a segment on being resourceful in growing your own food, even if you don’t have garden space!

Behind the Lines of Slaughter, in an Age of Animal Transmitted Disease, with Justin Reineke

Pig in crate of Excelsior Hog Farms in Abbotsford, BC, Canada

In a time of zoonotic diseases and pandemics, former industrial farm and slaughterhouse worker Justin Reineke exposes the underbelly of these infection-ridden factories.

Exclusive Interview with DxE Brighton Activist on Exposure of Hoads Farm Cruelty

This show features an exclusive interview with Jake from Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) Brighton on the recently held protest within Hoads Farm after exposure of footage spanning six months of the horrid conditions suffered by the chickens kept there.

“The Animal People” film with former SHAC7 member Jake Conroy, plus The Failings of the Greater Vancouver Zoo, with Vancouver Humane Society’s Peter Fricker

A feature interview with Jake Conroy, convicted animal activist and a key character in “The Animal People” film. Plus, an interview with Peter Fricker on the failings of the Greater Vancouver Zoo.

Vegan Holiday Cooking with The Tasty K, Kirsten Kaminski, plus Tosha Lobsinger on Zero Waste for the Holidays (and beyond!)

A feature interview on Vegan Holiday Cooking with social media star The Tasty K, Kirsten Kaminski, plus an interview with local advocate Tosha Lobsinger on Zero-Waste for the Holidays (and beyond!).

Eric O’Grey on “Walking With Peety”, and Animal Justice Lawyer Camille Labchuk on the State of the Fur Industry in Canada

A feature interview with author Eric O’Grey on “Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life”, plus an interview with animal rights lawyer Camille Labchuk of Animal Justice to speak on the state of the fur industry, and other current day animal advocacy issues in Canada.

World Vegan Month Show: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, The Joyful Vegan, on How to Stay Vegan in a World That Wants You to Eat Meat, Dairy and Eggs

Happy World Vegan Month! A feature interview with long-time vegan educator Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, also known as The Joyful Vegan.

Appreciation for our Avian Friends: Jacko the African Grey Parrot, and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier

It’s our Fall Member Drive! We feature an in studio interview with Jacko the African Grey Parrot and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier. Video live streamed – not to be missed!