Category: Podcasts

New Year’s Show: Resources for Going Vegan in 2020

This show features an exciting announcement of the Vancouver premiere of the documentary “The Animal People,” plus resources, tips, and tricks for kickstarting your new vegan lifestyle in 2020.

Encore show: 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.

Orangutan Jungle School: Dr. Anne Russon on Rescuing and Rehabilitating Orphaned Orangutans

Featuring an interview with York University primatologist Dr. Anne Russon, lead script advisor for the docu-soap series “Orangutan Jungle School” on the Love Nature channel.

Vegan Holiday Cooking with The Tasty K, Kirsten Kaminski, plus Tosha Lobsinger on Zero Waste for the Holidays (and beyond!)

A feature interview on Vegan Holiday Cooking with social media star The Tasty K, Kirsten Kaminski, plus an interview with local advocate Tosha Lobsinger on Zero-Waste for the Holidays (and beyond!).

School Days Series #4: Looking for Solutions to Creating a Compassionate Educational Experience

This is the 4th and final show of our School Days series. (You can find the other 3 shows in the series here) This last show continues to explore how we can create a more compassionate and cruelty-free educational environment.
The show features interviews with Early Childhood Educator, Mallory Boult; National Programs Director of Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, Monica Chen and grade 8 student Soleilla Denomme.

Violist Tony Kastelic on Vegan Classical Musician Life and a Revolutionary New Animal-Friendly Bow Hair

Featuring an extended coffee-table chat with violist and singer Tony Kastelic, as well as live performances from both Tony and our producer Elyse Jacobson. Tony and Elyse discuss being among the first musicians in Canada to use Coruss bow hair, a high-tech professional-grade synthetic hair for bowed string instruments.

Eric O’Grey on “Walking With Peety”, and Animal Justice Lawyer Camille Labchuk on the State of the Fur Industry in Canada

A feature interview with author Eric O’Grey on “Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life”, plus an interview with animal rights lawyer Camille Labchuk of Animal Justice to speak on the state of the fur industry, and other current day animal advocacy issues in Canada.

Discussion on Animal Dissections in the Classroom, Featuring an Interview with Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Animals in Science Policy Institute (AiSPI)

Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy AiSPI

This the third show of the School Days series, focusing on animal dissection and featuring an interview with Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Animals in Science Policy Institute (AiSPI) in Vancouver.

Vegan Rapper Z-Man on His Forthcoming Animal-Rights-Themed Album

Featuring an interview with San Francisco-based underground rapper Z-Man, who has an album in the works on human exploitation of nonhuman animals, plus an update from Bryce Casavant of Pacific Wild on the proposed escalation of the wolf cull in BC, and a discussion on the many animals exploited by the military-industrial complex.

World Vegan Month Show: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, The Joyful Vegan, on How to Stay Vegan in a World That Wants You to Eat Meat, Dairy and Eggs

Happy World Vegan Month! A feature interview with long-time vegan educator Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, also known as The Joyful Vegan.