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Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals, and Animal Rights Day in Vancouver!

Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals, and Animal Rights Day in Vancouver!

Joanne talks about a very successful Vegan Bake Sale fundraiser for the University of Victoria bunnies that was held this week, and the power of cupcakes and cookies as a form of animal activism by grassroots activists. Then we talk with Leanne McConnachie of the Vancouver Humane Society on Animal Rights Day in Vancouver, which…

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Sandra Mohr, Free Animal Video & Robert Light, Aquarium politics

Sandra Mohr, Free Animal Video & Robert Light, Aquarium politics

In this episode, Alison discusses animal sentience as presented in the book "Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation", by Gary Francione. Joanne interviews Sandra Mohr from a new organiztion FreeAnimalVideos.org and Robert Light discusses the dirty politics behind the Vancouver Aquarium and the Park Board.

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Animal Freedom Day, and an end to dolphins and whales in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium?

Animal Freedom Day, and an end to dolphins and whales in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium?

In this episode, Joanne talks about Vancouver's goal to be the "greenest city by 2020" and how YOU can contribute by voting for "Encourage vegan options for all!". We then speak to Janos Maté of the local organization Whale Friends on the pending plebiscite that may be put forth in the 2011 City of Vancouver…

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Peter Ficker,VHS Calgary Stampede campaign & Skinny Bitch Rory Freedman

Peter Ficker,VHS Calgary Stampede campaign & Skinny Bitch Rory Freedman

In this episode, Joanne makes an urgent plea for land and monetary donation for the Uvic rabbit rescue.  Activists are given until the end of the month to remove, spay, neuter and home 1,600 or the cull begins.  Donations are accepted at www.earthanimalrights.org. In recognition of July being National Veggie Hot Dog Month, Alison reviews the…

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Snakes, snakes, snakes & a report of the 2010 LetLive Conference

Snakes, snakes, snakes & a report of the 2010 LetLive Conference

In this episode, Joanne presents Humane Meat - Part 2. Then, Alison reports on the amazing 2010 LetLive Animal Rights Conference held last weekend. Finally, we present our feature interview with "Snake Man" Matt Ellerbeck, an animal rights activist and snake advocate, who will be speaking to us about snake conservation and why we need…

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Everything you want to know about Uvic and urban rabbit overpopulation

Everything you want to know about Uvic and urban rabbit overpopulation

In this episode Alison gives a review of the raw eatery Gorilla Food, Joanne shares tips about keeping your companion animals cool in the summer and we interview Helen Savkovic from the Richmond Animal Protection Society about a ban on rabbit sales in Richmond. We speak with Laura Leah Shaw about the campaign to stop…

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Save the Whales, and Creative Online Activism

Save the Whales, and Creative Online Activism

In this episode, Joanne explains why there is no such thing as a "responsible breeder". Then we speak to animal activist Glenn Gaetz, Director of the local organization Liberation BC, about Creative Online Activism. For our feature interview, we delve into the issue of the pending proposal of the International Whaling Commission to end the…

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Erica Meier, COK Cal-Cruz Hatcheries investigation & Leanne Cronquist, Farm Sanctuary, seized ducklings

Erica Meier, COK Cal-Cruz Hatcheries investigation & Leanne Cronquist, Farm Sanctuary, seized ducklings

In this episode, Alison spoke about the pending vote to lift the international whaling moratorium. Joanne spoke about "humane" meat, milk and eggs. We interviewed Erica Meier from Compassion Over Killing about the Cal-Cruz Hatcheries investigation and Leanne Cronquist from Farm Sanctuary about the ducklings seized from the investigation.

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Nathan Runkle, Mercy for Animals, on the Conklin Dairy Farm undercover cruelty investigation

Nathan Runkle, Mercy for Animals, on the Conklin Dairy Farm undercover cruelty investigation

In this episode, Alison chats a bit about her trip to the States last week and visiting the vegan restaurant in Bellingham, WA called Bloom. June is Dairy Alternative Month and we talk about some milk and cheese alternatives to dairy for those who are thinking of making a transition to go dairy-free. We also…

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Tal Ronnen, The Conscious Cook & Dr. Ferdowsian, PCRM!

Tal Ronnen, The Conscious Cook & Dr. Ferdowsian, PCRM!

In this episode, we interviewed celebrity chef, Tal Ronnen, author of The Conscious Cook and your chance to win this amazing cookbook! We also interviewed Dr. Fedowsian of PCRM to speak about the Great Ape Protection Act.

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