Category: Podcasts

Growing Activism in 2021: Animal Justice Academy, and Veganuary

This week, we interview Kimberly Carroll who is a coach for Changemakers, a campaigns strategist with Animal Justice, and the Animal Justice Academy director. We also speak to the Cranky Vegan about how vegans can change the perceptions of others on veganism.

Penguin Awareness Day: “Penguin Lady” Dyan deNapoli on Reasons to Love (and Save) These Amazing Birds

Featuring an interview with penguin expert Dyan deNapoli on penguin rescue and conservation.

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”!

So Long 2020: A Look Back and A Leap Forward

In this show, we play the compelling audio from the short film Creature Comforts which was made by Aardman Animations in 1989, Nick Park’s first Oscar-winning film. We discuss hopes for the new year in activism and veganism and the new film Vegan 2020 released by Plant Based News.

Sweet Treats This Holiday Season; Sprinkles of cheer through baked goods and Mitzvahs!

This show features an interview with co-owners and partners of the vegan bakery and cafe called Yellow Rose , Caitlyn and Stephen. Our producer and host this week, Grace Wampold, also speaks on the intersection between Judaism and veganism in Israel.

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.

Feeding our Souls With Simply Delish: Stories of community and learning to live more inclusively

This show features an interview with Chelsey Hawkings, a co-owner of the local family business called Simply Delish Soup and Salad. We also talk about the BCSPCA’s spotlighting videos on animal companion adoptions, an open job position at the Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), and the Vancouver Downtown Eastside’s 2021 calendar which has just become available for purchase

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

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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.

A New Documentary About the Killing of Regan Russell, plus World Numbat Day and Updates on the Excelsior 4

Featuring an interview with local activist Roy Sasano, who shares his thoughts in the aftermath of the first face-to-face conversation the Excelsior 4 activists had with a BCSPCA representative since the Meat the Victims event 18 months ago. We also discuss the new documentary from Shaun Monson about the killing of Regan Russell at Fearman’s pig slaughterhouse in Burlington, Ontario, and share facts about the numbat for World Numbat Day.

World Vegan Day: Discussing the Legal Rights of Animals

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This show features an interview with Emily Wilson of Law Students’ Legal Advice Program (LSLAP) run by law students at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. Our host, Grace Wampold, begins the show by speaking about Vancouver City Council’s passing of the motion to end no pets restrictions in rental housing contracts. She also talks about the proposed seal cull of 50,000 Harbor Seals, 25,000 Stellar Sea Lions, and an ongoing 3,000 seals per year in British Columbia.