Category: Podcasts

Excelsior 4 Activists Await Sentencing for Exposing Animal Cruelty

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Animal activists Amy Soranno, Nick Schafer, Roy Sasano and Geoff Regier – known as the Excelsior 4 – faced 21 indictable offences (the highest criminal level…

The Trial of Fighting for Justice for Animals, with the #Excelsior4 and PETA’s Ingrid Newkirk

Interview with the Excelsior 4 activists Nick Schafer and Roy Sasano on their 1st week of their court trial, being charged with exposing animal cruelty to the world. Plus a feature interview with Peta founder Ingrid Newkirk on the history of the Animal Liberation Front movement and her book “Free the Animals”.

Encore Show: The Excelsior 4 Pig Trial Starts Next week ~ Exclusive Interviews in the Aftermath of the Pre-Trial this April

A feature interview with Roy Sasano, one of the Excelsior 4 activists who is being charged with multiple offences for his part in exposing animal cruelty to the masses at a pig factory farm in Abbotsford, BC.

Encore Show: World Oceans Day: Sounds in the Sea, & Direct Action with Sea Shepherd

To honour World Oceans Day, we feature interviews with Sue Waters of Sea Shepherd, and marine biologist Dr. Abby Schwarz, on the importance of sound in the sea.

Encore Show: Helping Companion Animals in Vulnerable Communities, with the Vancouver Humane Society; plus, Superbugs in Our Waterways, with World Animal Protection Canada

A feature interview with Lynn Kavanagh, Farming Campaign Manager of World Protection Canada, on recent findings of antiobiotic resistant genes in waterways around the world, including Manitoba, from factory farms. An interview with Amy Morris, Executive Director of the Vancouver Humane Society, on helping structurally vulnerable individuals and their companion animals with needed vet services and more.

Encore Show: Farmed Animal Depopulations and Worker Violations During COVID-19, with Rachel McCrystal of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, and Meet the Clean Meat Future

Feature interview with Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s Rachel McCrystal on millions of farmed animals being euthanized and the COVID-19 outbreaks in slaughterhouses. Plus, a discussion of Canadian filmmaker Liz Marshall’s “Meat the Future” – the clean meat future!

Encore Show: Appreciation for our Avian Friends: Jacko the African Grey Parrot, and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier

It’s our Spring Fundraising Drive! We feature an in studio interview with Jacko the African Grey Parrot and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier. Video live streamed – not to be missed!

Encore Show: International Respect For Chickens Day: a Chicken Chat with Karen Davis, discussing pronouns used for animals in mainstream media

We welcome chicken expert Karen Davis from United Poultry Concerns back to the show for International Respect for Chickens Day and Month! She joins us to discuss pronouns for animals in the media.

Encore Show: Healing our Planet Amidst a Climate and Pandemic Crisis, with Dr. Sailesh Rao of the Climate Healers, and Opposing a $9.5 Million Bailout for the Vancouver Aquarium with Annelise Sorg

Dr. Sailesh Rao

For our feature interview, we welcome Dr. Sailesh Rao, an environmental scientist who believes that the world is capable of overcoming climate change – but only if everyone adopts a plant-based diet by the year 2026. Also, Annelise Sorg, the co-founder and President of No Whales in Captivity, discusses the history of Vancouver Aquarium’s exploitative conduct towards the animals and a call for no $9.5 million bailout from the government during pandemic times.

Encore Show: Interview with Founder of Rabbitats Rescue Society on Feral Rabbits and the Ongoing Fight to Save Through Humane Rescue and Micro-Sanctuaries

A Small Brown Bunny chews some crisp green leaf lettuce off the ground as a human squats down behind them offering lettuce to a different bunny

Feature interview with Sorelle Campbell, founder and Executive Director of Rabbitats Rescue, on the plight of the bunnies.