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Dreena Burton, Vancouver based cookbook author & parent, and Jo-Anne McArthur, Toronto based animal rights photojournalist

Dreena Burton, Vancouver based cookbook author & parent, and Jo-Anne McArthur, Toronto based animal rights photojournalist

On today's show we feature interviews with two women who have worked their way to the forefront of the vegan scene in Canada. First, Dreena Burton, a Vancouver mother who released her fourth cookbook earlier this year. Second, Jo-Anne McArthur, an award-winning photojournalist whose aim is to help viewers see empathetically, through the eyes of…

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Marineland Animal Defense, and Richard H. Schwartz on Judaism & Veg*nism

Marineland Animal Defense, and Richard H. Schwartz on Judaism & Veg*nism

In light of the recent media blitz, we talk to Marineland Animal Defense about the terrible conditions at one of Canada's most popular theme parks. We also hear from Richard H. Schwartz about reviving an ancient Jewish holiday in order to promote the benefits of plant-based living.

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Karol Orzechowski, director of Maximum Tolerated Dose; & Veg Fest Vancouver!

Karol Orzechowski, director of Maximum Tolerated Dose; & Veg Fest Vancouver!

We welcome the Black Pawprint Collective to the Vancouver scene and talk about the upcoming Veg Fest Vancouver. Featured is an interview with Karol Orzechowski, the Canadian director of Maximum Tolerated Dose, a new film about the personal stories of people who used to work in animal testing.

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Eric Sakach of HSUS on cockfighting; Philip Wollen’s speech – Animals Should Be Off The Menu

Eric Sakach of HSUS on cockfighting; Philip Wollen’s speech – Animals Should Be Off The Menu

We feature an interview with Eric Sakach of HSUS on the bloody tradition of cockfighting, we share Philip Wollen's powerful and emotive speech in it's entirety, and Alison reviews Mimi Kirk's "Live Raw" cookbook.

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Educating Children about Compassionate Choices featuring Ruby Roth, & Local Battery Hen Rescues

Vegan is Love by Ruby Roth

We speak to a local woman who has recently rescued a number of battery caged hens, and we discuss how best to talk to kids about veganism with children's book author, Ruby Roth!

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Sounds of Compassion – The Music Show (Part 1)

We share some our favourite compassionate melodies and feature Vancouver-based artist Risa in studio!

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A Happy Ending for Lucy, the Goose; Melissa Balfour on The New Veganminster Project

A Happy Ending for Lucy, the Goose; Melissa Balfour on The New Veganminster Project

Review of the cookbook "The Healthy Voyager's Global Kitchen" and the Vancouver première of the film Vegucated; an interview with Diane Vander Weil about Lucy the Goose; and a feature interview with Melissa Balfour, vegan activist, on The New Veganmister Project.

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Behind the Doors of the Turkey Industry; 2011: Year of the Vegan!; Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, The 30 Day Vegan Challenge

Behind the Doors of the Turkey Industry; 2011: Year of the Vegan!; Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, The 30 Day Vegan Challenge

Behind the Doors of the Turkey Industry; 2011: Year of the Vegan!; Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Discusses The 30 Day Vegan Challenge!

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