Category: Podcasts

Gene Blalock, Editor of Skin Trade the movie

On this week’s show, Carissa is going to present some tips on bear safety. Joanne will be interviewing Gene Blalock, Editor of Skin Trade, just ahead of the Vancouver premiere. The Vancouver free screening of Skin Trade and the Witness is on Saturday Oct 2, 2pm at the Vancouver Public Library (Central Branch).

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 will be celebrated on August 6th. Finally, a feature interview with Jonathan Balcombe, author of “Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals”.

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.