Blog Archives

The Vegan Zombie crew talk zom-noms and the Vancouver Humane Society shares tips for keeping companion animals safe for Halloween

The Vegan Zombie crew talk zom-noms and the Vancouver Humane Society  shares tips for keeping companion animals safe for Halloween

This show will air live on Friday, October 31th, 2014 on 100.5 FM CFRO on unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver, B.C. and will also stream live via www.CoOpRadio.org. The podcast of the show will be posted here shortly after airing, so please check back soon! In this episode, we talk to Chris Cooney and…

Read more »

Abuses against pigs during transport revealed in undercover investigation

A feature interview with Krista Osborne of Mercy for Animals Canada on the recent undercover investigation on routine practices of farmed animal transport in Canada.

Read more »

Sarah Kramer of the new storefront Sarah’s Place, Tara & Robin share their Transition Stories

Sarah Kramer of the new storefront Sarah’s Place, Tara & Robin share their Transition Stories

Guest contributors Tara-Lee Gardiner and Robin Pickel share with us their paths from meat eating to vegan, including their reasons, inspirations, and resources they turned to. Vegan cookbook superstar and new proprietress of the vegan curio shop in Victoria, BC aptly named Sarah's Place, Sarah Kramer joins us to tell talk shop, cookbooks, growing pains,…

Read more »

Vegan News Magazine Editor-In-Chief Sonia Lemoine, and Kelly Peloza, author of The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur

Vegan News Magazine Editor-In-Chief Sonia Lemoine, and Kelly Peloza, author of The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur

Sonia Lemoine of Vegan News Magazine tells us all about the premiere issue and the team's plans for the future, and Kelly Peloza talks cookies, drinks, blogging, and more!

Read more »

Keith McHenry, Food Not Bombs

Download this episode.

Read more »

Naomi Rose of the Humane Society International, Vancouver Vegan Prom teaser

This week we talk with Nicole from Vegan Prom YVR about the preparations she and crew have underway for the first every Vegan Prom in Vancouver, and in our feature interview, we talk to Naomi Rose, marine mammal biologist and Senior Scientist with the Humane Society International about the upcoming 63rd Annual International Whaling Commission.

Read more »

Jenna McDavid, Vegan Pen Pal Project; & the Feelings of Fish

Jenna McDavid tells us about the Vegan Pen Pal Project she started, and Lindsay O'Donnell of the Wake Project fame joins us for a discussion on alternatives to fishing as a way to spend Father's Day - we'll give you some cruelty-free alternatives instead!

Read more »

Animal Rights National Conference preview, Bear Safety While Camping, & Review of the Film Eco-Pirate

Animal Rights National Conference preview, Bear Safety While Camping, & Review of the Film Eco-Pirate

For all the bears out there more menacing than the one at left, we talk to Tom Saare from the Rivers Institute about how to keep safe in the woods. Alison reviews Eco Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson, & we find out what to expect at the Animal Rights National Conference in LA.

Read more »

Lauren Ornelas on Food Justice, Melisser Elliot of The Urban Housewife and The Vegan Girl’s Guide to Life

Lauren Ornelas on Food Justice, Melisser Elliot of The Urban Housewife and The Vegan Girl’s Guide to Life

Lauren Ornelas of The Food Empowerment Project about her Food Justice talk this weekend, as well as Melisser Elliot of The Urban Housewife and author of The Vegan Girl's Guide to Life. We also announce the winner of our contest for a copy of the book Striking at The Roots by Mark Hawthorne.

Read more »

Geoff Urton of the BC SPCA on renting with pets, Adrian Nelson of Fur-Bearer Defenders on the election, and Striking at the Roots Review

Geoff Urton of the BC SPCA on renting with pets, Adrian Nelson of Fur-Bearer Defenders on the election, and Striking at the Roots Review

Discussing Monday's election and where animals in Canada factor in, learning all about renting with companion animals for both tenants and landlords, and Alison reviews the book Striking at the Roots by Mark Hawthorne.

Read more »