Blog Archives

Celebrating International Homeless Animals Day and Black Cat Appreciation Day with Maria Soroski of VOKRA

VOKRA Director Maria Soroski with Young Kitten

Featuring an interview with Maria Soroski, co-founder and director of the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association.

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Dr. Olivia Norfolk on How Keeping Honeybees Harms Wild Pollinators, and 11-Year-Old Omari McQueen on Being the World’s Youngest Vegan CEO

Pollinator expert Dr. Olivia Norfolk explains how keeping honeybees harms wild bee populations, and what we can do to actually help them. 11-year-old Omari McQueen describes his vegan food business and talks about why he went vegan and how he discovered his passion for cooking.

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Indigenous Peoples Day: Sierra Tasi Baker on Indigenous Veganism and Finding Balance with the Natural World

Sierra Tasi Baker of the Squamish Nation speaks to us on why she chose a vegan lifestyle, how this fits with her traditional Coast Salish values, and how animal activists can advocate for animals in a way that's respectful toward Indigenous people.

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Travelling in Italy as a Vegan, and Isa Leshko on Photography as a Powerful Tool for Animal Advocacy

Featuring an interview with artist and writer Isa Leshko on the power of photography in animal activism. Plus, host Elyse shares her experiences travelling in Italy as a vegan.

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Earth Day: Back to Our Roots

Featuring interviews with vegan Xicana chef Denise Vallejo on decolonizing Mexican food, and Lupii Cafe co-founder Lisa Papania on zero-waste vegan living.

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Joshua Katcher: High Fashion for the Ethical Man

Featuring an interview with vegan fashion designer and author Joshua Katcher, founder of Brave GentleMan and The Discerning Brute.

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Frank Metivier, “The Vigorous Vegan Vagabond”

Featuring an interview with Frank Metivier, "The Vigorous Vegan Vagabond," who travels around in his van doing activism for animals.

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Plants are for Everybody: Making Veganism Accessible to All

Featuring an interview with Matt Noble of the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank, plus short features on Francesca Chaney (founder and owner of Sol Sips in Brooklyn), and Brenda Sanders (food justice activist and co-founder of Baltimore's The Greener Kitchen).

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Kula Foods: Asha Wheeldon and Jessica Fyffe Serve Up Afro-Vegan Love

Jessica Fyffe and Asha Wheeldon join us in the studio to talk about their Vancouver-based Afro-vegan food business, Kula Foods.

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Joanne Chang on Vegan Shoes, Parenting, and More

Featuring an interview with local vegan activist and entrepreneur Joanne Chang, co-founder and co-owner of Vancouver's first vegan shoe store, Nice Shoes.

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