On today’s show we feature interviews with two women who have worked their way to the forefront of the vegan scene in Canada. First, Dreena Burton, a Vancouver mother who released her fourth cookbook earlier this year. Second, Jo-Anne McArthur, an award-winning photojournalist whose aim is to help viewers see empathetically, through the eyes of the non-human animals that humans use & abuse.
In light of the recent media blitz, we talk to Marineland Animal Defense about the terrible conditions at one of Canada’s most popular theme parks. We also hear from Richard H. Schwartz about reviving an ancient Jewish holiday in order to promote the benefits of plant-based living.
We welcome the Black Pawprint Collective to the Vancouver scene and talk about the upcoming Veg Fest Vancouver. Featured is an interview with Karol Orzechowski, the Canadian director of Maximum Tolerated Dose, a new film about the personal stories of people who used to work in animal testing.
We feature an interview with Eric Sakach of HSUS on the bloody tradition of cockfighting, we share Philip Wollen’s powerful and emotive speech in it’s entirety, and Alison reviews Mimi Kirk’s “Live Raw” cookbook.
We share some our favourite compassionate melodies and feature Vancouver-based artist Risa in studio!
Review of the cookbook “The Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen” and the Vancouver première of the film Vegucated; an interview with Diane Vander Weil about Lucy the Goose; and a feature interview with Melissa Balfour, vegan activist, on The New Veganmister Project.
Behind the Doors of the Turkey Industry; 2011: Year of the Vegan!; Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Discusses The 30 Day Vegan Challenge!