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

July 30, 2010
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

July 23, 2010
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?

July 16, 2010
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

July 9, 2010
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

July 2, 2010
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

June 25, 2010
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

June 18, 2010
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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