Author: Alison Cole

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

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

It’s our Spring Fundraising 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 Show: Healing our Planet Amidst a Climate and Pandemic Crisis, with Dr. Sailesh Rao of the Climate Healers, and Opposing a $9.5 Million Bailout for the Vancouver Aquarium with Annelise Sorg

Dr. Sailesh Rao

For our feature interview, we welcome Dr. Sailesh Rao, an environmental scientist who believes that the world is capable of overcoming climate change – but only if everyone adopts a plant-based diet by the year 2026. Also, Annelise Sorg, the co-founder and President of No Whales in Captivity, discusses the history of Vancouver Aquarium’s exploitative conduct towards the animals and a call for no $9.5 million bailout from the government during pandemic times.

A Fortnight of Pre-trial for the Excelsior 4 Activists, plus BSPCA Denies Request for a Peaceful Conversation

A feature interview with Roy Sasano, one of the Excelsior 4 activists who is being charged with multiple offences for his part in exposing animal cruelty to the masses at a pig factory farm in Abbotsford, BC.

Save A Spider Day, & Local Social Enterprises Vegan Supply and Friend and Faux

It’s Save a Spider Day! Plus, helping the animals in the Ukraine, and a feature interview with local entrepreneur Jason Antony, owner of social enterprises Vegan Supply and Friend & Faux.

Encore Show: A Legacy of Local Activism: Don Larson and Elder Veronica on Their 35 Years of Advocacy for Human and Nonhuman Animal Lives in Vancouver’s CRAB Park

A picture of the bird marsh at CRAB Park at Portside. There is a shallow freshwater pool with lush green foliage surrouding it and a view of the Burrard inlet in the backround

Featuring an interview with local Vancouver activists Don Larson and Elder Veronica on the completion of CRAB Park, plus information on turkey vultures for World Turkey Vulture Day.

Encore Show: Love for Heart Health 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.

Encore Show: Volunteer at a Rabbit Rescue, and Filmmaker Gary Charbonneau Exposes the Pharmaceutical Industry in “The Medical Illusion: A Healthcare in Crisis”

An interview with Rabbitats’ Sanctuary and Shelter Deanna Hamm on bunny rescue and volunteering, plus a feature interview with Vancouver filmmaker Gary Charbonneau on his ground-breaking new film entitled “The Medical Illusion: A Healthcare in Crisis”.

Encore Show: Glen Merzer on Saving Both Our Health and Planet by Embracing the Power of Plants

Health and environmental advocate Glen Merzer discusses the messages in his 2 latest books: “Own Your Health: How to Live Long & Avoid Chronic Illness” and “Food is Climate: A Response to Al Gore, Bill Gates, Paul Hawken, and the Conventional Narrative on Climate Change”.

Glen Merzer on Saving Both Our Health and Planet by Embracing the Power of Plants

Health and environmental advocate Glen Merzer discusses the messages in his 2 latest books: “Own Your Health: How to Live Long & Avoid Chronic Illness” and “Food is Climate: A Response to Al Gore, Bill Gates, Paul Hawken, and the Conventional Narrative on Climate Change”.

Volunteer at a Rabbit Rescue, and Filmmaker Gary Charbonneau Exposes the Pharmaceutical Industry in “The Medical Illusion: A Healthcare in Crisis”

An interview with Rabbitats’ Sanctuary and Shelter Deanna Hamm on bunny rescue and volunteering, plus a feature interview with Vancouver filmmaker Gary Charbonneau on his ground-breaking new film entitled “The Medical Illusion: A Healthcare in Crisis”.