JB Mulcahy, Chimp Sanctuary NW & Rita Mashinsky, Stop UBC Animal Research

August 20, 2010
JB Mulcahy, Chimp Sanctuary NW & Rita Mashinsky, Stop UBC Animal Research

In this episode Alison will review local restaurant the Wallflower. We will be interviewing Rita Mashinsky from Stop UBC Animal Research campaign. Our feature interview is with JB Mulcahy of Chimp Sanctuary Northwest.

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Ric O'Barry of "The Cove" and Save Japan Dolphins

August 13, 2010
Ric O'Barry of "The Cove" and Save Japan Dolphins

A feature interview with Ric O'Barry of the film "The Cove", Earth Island Institute and the Save Japan Dolphins coalition. Plus, an interview with Rae Vasedevan of Skinned! about her anti-fur campaign, and a discussion about the social issues of veganism.

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Nicole Forsyth, United Animal Nations, My Dog is Cool campaign

August 6, 2010
Nicole Forsyth, United Animal Nations, My Dog is Cool campaign

Join us for a discussion about heart disease and the silliest, most bizarre animal rights comments. We'll be speaking with activists (almost) live on the scene at the annual Animal Rights Day event. We'll also be interviewing Nicole Forsyth, President and CEO of UAN about their My Dog is Cool campaign.

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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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