Twyla Francois, Canadian horse slaughter & Halloween safety tips

October 29, 2010
Twyla Francois, Canadian horse slaughter & Halloween safety tips

In this episode we will be replaying an interview with Twyla Francois regarding Canadian horse slaughter. Also, Alison will be providing some tips to help keep your companion animals safe on Halloween.

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John Robbins and Earthsave Canada's Taste of Health

October 22, 2010
John Robbins and Earthsave Canada's Taste of Health

We speak with Tereza Tomek about this weekend's annual Taste of Health vegetarian food festival in Vancouver, as well as the Earthsave Canada Gala, featuring keynote speaker John Robbins. Plus, a feature interview with John Robbins himself, best-selling author and founder of EarthSave.

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Jonathan Safran Foer, Eating Animals & Ali Hafiz, I Quit Eating Meat

October 15, 2010
Jonathan Safran Foer, Eating Animals & Ali Hafiz, I Quit Eating Meat

Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Eating Animals The award winning author Jonathan Safran Foer will be joining us this Friday to talk about his best selling non-fiction book, Eating Animals.  An acclaimed fiction writer, Safran Foer decided to venture into the world of non-fiction writing shortly after his son was born.  The birth of his…

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The Thanksgiving episode!

October 8, 2010
The Thanksgiving episode!

Carissa talks about the City of Richmond's new resolution to ban the sale of dogs at all pet stores in the city. Then we present Celebrating a Compassionate Thanksgiving, and a feature interview with Tricia Barry of Farm Sanctuary on the lives of Thanksgiving turkeys, and their Adopt-a-Turkey Project.

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Gene Blalock, Editor of Skin Trade the movie

September 30, 2010
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).

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Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary, plus Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Los Angeles

September 24, 2010
Gene Baur, Farm Sanctuary, plus Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Los Angeles

We interview Gene Baur, co-founder of Farm Sanctuary (and a chance to win a copy of his book!), plus Travel Tips & Recommendations for Compassionate Eating: Los Angeles.

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Matt Ellerbeck, piranha conservationist & Mariann Sullivan, AR attorney

September 17, 2010
Matt Ellerbeck, piranha conservationist & Mariann Sullivan, AR attorney

Matt Ellerbeck, piranha conservationist Matt Ellerbeck is an Ontario based conservationist, animal advocate, and amateur ichthyologist who focuses his efforts on piranhas. Listen to this intriguing interview and find out about piranhas and their shy nature. While Hollywood would like you to think that piranhas are vicious man eaters, Matt paints a very different picture…

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