Cow Ribbons, Webcams in Slaughterhouses, and Animal Documentary Reviews

Here’s this week’s show:

To start the show, we’ll be discussing the idea of having mandatory webcams in slaughterhouses that anyone can have access to, to enable the consumer full transparency when it comes to seeing how our food gets to our plates.

Spring Member Drive

It is our final week of the Spring Member Drive. If you appreciate the work that we do at Animal Voices to bring you quality animal-related programming each week, please show us your support by becoming a member of  Co-op Radio, on behalf of Animal Voices, by clicking here. All contributions are tax-deductible. As a token of our appreciation, for every person who donates during the Member Drive (between now and April 26th), we’ll put you in a draw for a selection of these 5 awesome prizes:

  • A copy of the book “Vegan Secret Supper: Bold & Elegant Menus from a Rogue Kitchen”, by Mérida Anderson
  • A copy of the book “High Steaks: Why and How to Eat Less Meat”, by Eleanor Boyle
  • A copy of the “Eating Vegan in Vegas” e-book, by Paul Graham
  • A copy of the book “Vegan Cooking for Carnivores: Over 125 Recipes So Tasty You Won’t Miss the Meat”, by Roberto Martin, and
  • A $10 gift certificate to Eternal Abundance, the raw/vegan restaurant located in Vancouvero

We can mail the gift certificate for you, but the other prizes will have to be picked up from our radio station in downtown Vancouver. And a bonus prize! For every new person who makes a donation to CFRO, and therefore joins as a member, you will have the chance to also win dinner-for-two at the lovely Rhizome Café located here in Vancouver!

Cow Ribbons

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it is that time of year to recognize the love, caring and compassion that mothers represent – human or non-human. Mary-Chris Staples of Liberation BC joins us to speak about their upcoming Cow Ribbon Campaign to bring awareness to all the issues that cows experience in the dairy industry, and having their motherhood taken away. Please visit http://cowribbon.comfor more information about this campaign and to get your ribbon.

The Ghosts In Our Machine, Horse Palace, Furever

Alissa shares with us her reviews for three Animal Documentaries coming up at the Vancouver DOXA Film Festival: The Ghosts In Our Machine, Furever, and Horse Palace. THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE – THEATRICAL TRAILER from THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE on Vimeo. OFFICIAL FUREVER DOCUMENTARY TRAILER, SPRING 2013 from Amy Finkel on Vimeo.

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