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The Farmed Animal Slaughter Industry in Canada: Learning Realities and Facts, and Considering Ethics

The Farmed Animal Slaughter Industry in Canada: Learning Realities and Facts, and Considering Ethics

A feature interview with Stephanie Brown from the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals on standard slaughter practises in Canada. Plus, an interview with Anna Pippus from Animal Justice on their campaign to call for an end to halal slaughter.

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Improving Inadequate Welfare Laws for Animal Transport, and How to Speak to People About Fur

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A feature interview with animal rights lawyer Anna Pippus on proposed amendments to update Canada's inadequate transport laws for farmed animals to the slaughterhouse, plus we discuss tips and strategies on How To Speak To People About Fur. Also, seal meat is now on a Vancouver menu!

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The Cold Truth About Sled Dogs, and Vegan Holiday Cooking with Isa Chandra Moskowitz

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A feature interview with Fern Levitt, Director of the film "Sled Dogs", plus Superfun Vegan Cooking for the Holidays with Isa Chandra Moskowitz!

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No New Whales and Dolphins in Captivity at VanAqua, and Animal Activism via Fiction Novel Writing

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December 10th is Int'l Human Rights Day. We feature an interview with animal suspense novelist Robin Lamont, who brings themes of animal rights and human rights into her books. Also, an interview with Annelise Sorg of No Whales in Captivity on the latest happenings with the Vancouver Aquarium. Plus, we discuss how human rights are…

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The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture, and New Discoveries in Animal Intelligence

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A feature interview with Robert Grillo on his new book "Farm to Fable: The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture", plus an interview with Leora Eisen, film director of the documentary "Think Like An Animal". Also, an update on the Vancouver Aquarium, in light of their 2 recent beluga deaths.

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Animal Rights Issues in Mexico, and Speciesism and Language: Exploring How Violence is Embedded in Our Words

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Television host and animal rights activist Marco Antonio Regil tells us about animal rights issue in Mexico and in the Latino community. Plus, we discuss Speciesism and Language. And Alison tells us about her animal adventures in Hawaii!

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The World Vegan Day Show: A Cattle Farmer Makes a Connection to Save the Animals, and Social Challenges to Going Vegan

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World Vegan Day is November 1st! We feature an interview with Mike Lanigan, a former cattle farmer who changed his heart to save the animals, plus we talk about the Social Challenges to Going Vegan and offer advice on how to overcome them. Also, Tips for Keeping Animals Safe at Hallowe'en.

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Trophy Hunting Across the Globe: Justice for BC Grizzlies, and “Blood Lions” in South Africa

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This show is dedicated to the end of trophy hunting. We interview Val Murray from Justice for BC Grizzlies, plus a feature interview with Bruce Young, the co-director of "Blood Lions", a film that exposes the canned lion hunting industry in South Africa.

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Vegan Stories, Thanksgiving Activism, and more!

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Sinéad and Shawna share their Vegan Stories, a review of the film "Vegan: Everyday Stories", plus Social Change Makers' upcoming Thanksgiving outreach, and Caroline's business card outreach.

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The Elephant Show: Patricia Sims, filmmaker of “When Elephants Were Young”, and Fran Duthie of Elephanatics

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September 22nd is National Elephant Appreciation Day! We present a feature interview with filmmaker Patricia Sims on the plight of the Asian elephants, and an interview with founder of the local elephant advocacy organization Elephanatics. Plus, a review of the March to Close All Slaughterhouses last week, and Virtuous Pie!

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