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Alicia Simpson, Quick & Easy Vegan Celebrations, and Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Las Vegas

Alicia Simpson, Quick & Easy Vegan Celebrations, and Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Las Vegas

We feature an interview with Alicia Simpson, author of "Quick and Easy Vegan Celebrations", about great holiday cooking; plus Travel Tips and Recommendations for Compassionate Eating - Part 5: Las Vegas.

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CCTV in UK Slaughterhouses, and GoVeganNow bus ad campaign

CCTV in UK Slaughterhouses, and GoVeganNow bus ad campaign

We interview Michele Alley-Grubb of Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary about their GoVeganNow bus ad campaign that is currently running on public transit busses across Vancouver. And a feature interview with Kate Fowler of the UK organization Animal Aid, on their campaign to have CCTV mandatory in all UK slaughterhouses.

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Teen activist Whitney Hillman, and Stop UBC Animal Research

Teen activist Whitney Hillman, and Stop UBC Animal Research

We speak to Stop UBC Animal Research's Brian Vincent and Annette Parkes on an update on their campaign, plus a feature interview with Kansas teen activist who rescued her pet chicken/class project Chicklett from slaughter and death!

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John Robbins and Earthsave Canada's Taste of Health

John Robbins and Earthsave Canada's Taste of Health

We speak with Tereza Tomek about this weekend's annual Taste of Health vegetarian food festival in Vancouver, as well as the Earthsave Canada Gala, featuring keynote speaker John Robbins. Plus, a feature interview with John Robbins himself, best-selling author and founder of EarthSave.

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The Thanksgiving episode!

The Thanksgiving episode!

Carissa talks about the City of Richmond's new resolution to ban the sale of dogs at all pet stores in the city. Then we present Celebrating a Compassionate Thanksgiving, and a feature interview with Tricia Barry of Farm Sanctuary on the lives of Thanksgiving turkeys, and their Adopt-a-Turkey Project.

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Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary, plus Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Los Angeles

Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary, plus Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Los Angeles

We interview Gene Baur, co-founder of Farm Sanctuary (and a chance to win a copy of his book!), plus Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Los Angeles.

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21-Day Vegan Kickstart Program, and Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Portland

21-Day Vegan Kickstart Program, and Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Portland

We interview Dr. Donald Forrester of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine about the health benefits of a vegan diet and their 21-Day Vegan Kickstart Program; plus Travel Tips and Recommendations for Compassionate Eating - Part 3: Portland; plus a segment on the upcoming Walk for Farm Animals.

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Ric O'Barry of "The Cove" and Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O'Barry of "The Cove" and Save Japan Dolphins

A feature interview with Ric O'Barry of the film "The Cove", Earth Island Institute and the Save Japan Dolphins coalition. Plus, an interview with Rae Vasedevan of Skinned! about her anti-fur campaign, and a discussion about the social issues of veganism.

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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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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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