Podcasts

Interviews on Navigating as Animal Advocates at School, the New York City School Stance on Processed Meat, and More

In this show, we continue our discussion on the move towards compassionate classrooms, including interviews with those trying to navigate as animal advocates in the school system, the New York City school stance on processed meat, school milk days, and hot lunch programs at schools.

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VIFF 2019 Review : The Whale and The Raven

In this post, we have a review of the upcoming documentary, The Whale and The Raven. Vancouver International Film Festival is showing The Whale and The Raven at SFU Goldcorp on October 4th (9pm) and October 6th (4pm). It is a film directed by Mirjam Leuze on the plight of the whales and the Gitga'at…

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Hearts and Minds Transformed by The Game Changers Movie, and Happy Pig Stories

In this show, we discuss how the movie The Game Changers has impacted a non-vegan, a Craigslist pig rescue story, and how Toronto activists led by Marni Jill Ugar were able to connect the owner of restaurant Bacon Nation to compassion for the animals.

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Brenda Sanders on Making Veganism Accessible to Black Communities and Using It to Help Overcome Race-Based Oppression

Featuring an interview with vegan food justice activist Brenda Sanders, founder and president of the Afro-Vegan Society. Also, a discussion on elephants and rhinos, as well as the various ways in which they are exploited and harmed by humans and how to resist this, to celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day and World Rhino Day.

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Compassionate Action: Be Fair Be Vegan Toronto, and Almira Tanner on the California Fur Ban

A feature interview with DxE's Almira Tanner on this week's ban of fur in the State of California. Plus, the BeFairBeVegan media campaign takes over the transit system of Toronto and Montréal.

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Back to School: Interviews with Two Teachers about Animal Advocacy in School Systems, and Zoe Weil of the Institute of Humane Education

A school feature with interviews with two teachers about animal compassion in the education system. Also, Zoe Weil's speech on the Humane Education Movement.

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Burning of the Amazon Rainforest, Animal Advocacy Methods, and Dr. Michael Greger’s Continual Contribution to Plant-Based Nutritional Science

We feature a recent speech by Dr. Michael Greger on the top 15 ways of "how not to die". He cites scientific evidence on the benefits of eating a plant-based diet.

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Toronto Activists Lock Down Slaughterhouse and Save 4 Lives, and Bryce Casavant on When Bears and Humans Cross Paths in Urban Settings

Toronto Activists Lock Down Slaughterhouse and Save 4 Lives, and Bryce Casavant on When Bears and Humans Cross Paths in Urban Settings

A feature interview with former BC Conservation Officer Bryce Casavant on the problems that are faced between humans and bears when they cross paths on their urban living spaces, and an interview with Toronto activist Jenny McQueen on the recent lock down of a slaughterhouse in Toronto.

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Celebrating International Homeless Animals Day and Black Cat Appreciation Day with Maria Soroski of VOKRA

VOKRA Director Maria Soroski with Young Kitten

Featuring an interview with Maria Soroski, co-founder and director of the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association.

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New Hidden Camera Video Footage Shows Farmers Abusing Animals at Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford

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

A continuation of the investigation of the Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford, after new hidden camera footage is released online showing the farmers committing blatant acts of repeated cruelty against their animals.

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