Author: Alison Cole

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

Carrie Shogan, Living the Sanctuary Life at Little Oink Pig Bank Sanctuary, and Rich The Vegan’s Canada 2019 Tour for the Animals

Carrie Shogan, Co-Founder of Little Oink Bank in Aldergrove, BC, Canada, with Mini (Minerva) the pig

A feature interview with animal rescuer Carrie Shogan, co-founder of The Little Oink Bank Pig Sanctuary, plus an interview with Rich the Vegan on his cross-Canada tour for the animals. Also, “The Game Changers” film is finally coming to theatres!

Celebrating Vegan Dads for Father’s Day, plus Bill S-203 to Ban All Cetaceans in Captivity in Canada Has Passed this Week

Celebrating vegan dads raising their children vegan, for Father’s Day. And, Bill S-203 has finally passed, creating a federal ban of keeping dolphins and whales in captivity in Canada!

Vancouver Aquarium Suing the City and Park Board, An Innovative Approach to Teaching How Our Eating Habits Affect The World We Live In, and Brigitte Gemme of Vegan Family Kitchen

A feature interview with Brigitte Gemme on cooking plant-based meals for the family from scratch, plus an interview with Capilano University instructor Nicholas Jennings on his new upcoming course “Veganism & Sustainability”, and an update with local activist David Isbister on Van Aqua suing the City of Vancouver.

Encore Show: Go Vegan for 2019, with the Indian Rock Vegans, and the Miracle Story of Nine Newborn Babies

An encore presentation featuring Tips and Advice for Going Vegan for 2019, and the Indian Rock Vegans telling the miracle story of 9 newborn baby calves rescued from the dairy industry.

Million Dollar Vegan’s 12-Year-Old Genesis Butler asks the Pope to Fight Climate Change with Diet Change, and Christopher Anderson takes on a month-long vegan challenge

An interview with 12-year-old Genesis Butler on her request to the Pope to go vegan for Lent. Plus, a feature interview with Christopher Anderson, an Australian born into an animal agriculture family, who took on a one month vegan challenge this February!

Buddhism and Veganism, with Dr. Will Tuttle

A feature interview with vegan luminary Dr. Will Tuttle on the interconnections between Buddhism and veganism. Plus, a discussion on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in social justice movements.

Vegan Meal Prep with JL Fields, and Vesanto Melina, RD, on Canada’s new Food Guide

Veganuary continues! A feature interview with vegan culinary educator JL Fields, sharing tips and advice on prepping vegan meals for the week. Plus an interview with leading Canadian registered dietitian Vesanto Melina on the newly-released Canada’s Food Guide.

New Year’s Show: Go Vegan for 2019, with the Indian Rock Vegans, and the Story of a Christmas Miracle

Bring in the New Year by going vegan for 2019! We give tips and advice for embracing a sustainable vegan lifestyle, plus speak with Sheanne and Dan Moskaluk, the Indian Rock Vegans, about their vegan and activism stories. And they tell us about a Christmas miracle of 9 calves last week who were just rescued from the slaughter of the dairy industry.

Spending a Zero Waste Vegan Holiday Season, with Tosha Lobsinger of Peace People Project

A feature interview with guest Tosha Lobsinger of the Peace People Project, on zero waste living, and how to spend a zero waste vegan-friendly holiday this year.

100 Turkeys Saved from the Slaughter of Thanksgiving, and Amy Quichiz of Veggie Mijas

A feature interview on vegan intersectionality with Amy Quichiz of Veggie Mijas, plus an interview with Utah-based animal activist Amy Meyer, the first person ever prosecuted under an Ag-Gag law in the U.S., and one of the rescuers of 100 turkeys from a factory farm last weekend. Also, we discuss last week’s anti-fur march in Vancouver with local activist Meaghan Beattie.