Author: Alison Cole

Co-host/co-producer of the weekly radio show Animal Voices Vancouver.

Helping Companion Animals in Vulnerable Communities, with the Vancouver Humane Society; plus, Superbugs in Our Waterways, with World Animal Protection Canada

A feature interview with Lynn Kavanagh, Farming Campaign Manager of World Protection Canada, on recent findings of antiobiotic resistant genes in waterways around the world, including Manitoba, from factory farms. An interview with Amy Morris, Executive Director of the Vancouver Humane Society, on helping structurally vulnerable individuals and their companion animals with needed vet services and more.

Encore Show: Appreciation for our Avian Friends: Jacko the African Grey Parrot, and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier

It’s our Fall Member Drive! We feature an in studio interview with Jacko the African Grey Parrot and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier. Video live streamed – not to be missed!

Encore: The Earth Day Show: The Restore-Our-Planet Diet, and Eating Earth

The Earth Day Show: featuring an interview with author Patricia Tallman on “The Restore-Our-Planet Diet”, an interview with Lisa Kemmerer on “Eating Earth”, plus our annual Spring Member Drive.

Encore Show: Behind the Lines of Slaughter, in an Age of Animal Transmitted Disease, with Justin Reineke

Pig in crate of Excelsior Hog Farms in Abbotsford, BC, Canada

In a time of zoonotic diseases and pandemics, former industrial farm and slaughterhouse worker Justin Reineke exposes the underbelly of these infection-ridden factories.

Encore show: International Women’s Day: Uncovering the Connections Between Feminism and Animal Rights, with Carol J. Adams

In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we speak with acclaimed eco-feminist, writer and activist Carol J. Adams, who illustrates the many connections and intersections between feminism and animal rights.

Encore Show: Love for Heart Month with Leading Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn, & Vegan Chocolatier Emma Smith

Learn about optimal heart health with leading cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn. Plus, celebrating the love of chocolate with vegan chocolatier and owner of Zimt Chocolates Emma Smith.

Investing in Veganism for 2021, with Jasmin Singer, author of “The VegNews Guide for Being a Fabulous Vegan”, and Mark Perlmutter, founder of The Vegan Investing Club

We enter January with goals of investing for a vegan future. Interview with Mark Perlmutter, founder of The Vegan Investing Club. And feature interview with Jasmin Singer on her new book “The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan”!

Celebrating a Safe and Scrumptious Vegan Holiday with Audrey Dunham, and Ryan Shepard, The Vegan Rhino

We celebrate a safe winter holiday season with award-winning vegan holiday cookbook authors Ryan Shepard (The Vegan Rhino) and Audrey Dunham.

World Vegan Month, with Sandra Nomoto, and Helping Women and Companion Animals in Crisis, with Amy Morris of the Vancouver Humane Society

The words "World Vegan Month" surrounded by images of food into a circular shape

A feature interview with local social influencer Sandra Nomoto on why to go vegan and stay vegan, for World Vegan Month! Plus, an interview with Vancouver Humane Society’s Amy Morris on their campaign to help women and their companion animals escape homelessness.

Humane Education for K-12 with Teachkind’s Lisbet Chiriboga, and “Wolf Walk” at the Vancouver International Film Festival

A feature interview with Lisbet Chiriboga, Program Manager of the TeachKind Humane Education Program; a review of “Wolf Walk” at VIFF; and a kitty rescue story.