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 First Nations protecting the waters they reside in. The Whale and The Raven also features whale researchers Janie Wray and Hermann Meuter of Cetacea Lab.
Taking Action in Canada: An Update on the Wolf Cull and the Trophy Hunt, with Wildlife Defence League co-founders Tommy Knowles and Emily Pickett. Plus, a feature interview with Last Chance for Animals’ Adam Wilson on their recent undercover investigation of Marineland Canada.
This week we talk with Nicole from Vegan Prom YVR about the preparations she and crew have underway for the first every Vegan Prom in Vancouver, and in our feature interview, we talk to Naomi Rose, marine mammal biologist and Senior Scientist with the Humane Society International about the upcoming 63rd Annual International Whaling Commission.
In this episode, Joanne talks about Vancouver’s goal to be the “greenest city by 2020” and how YOU can contribute by voting for “Encourage vegan options for all!”. We then speak to Janos Maté of the local organization Whale Friends on the pending plebiscite that may be put forth in the 2011 City of Vancouver election. Plus, a feature interview with 18-year old filmmaker and animal activist Nadia Masoudi on Animal Freedom Day, a global event which happens on July 24th!
In this episode, Joanne explains why there is no such thing as a “responsible breeder”. Then we speak to animal activist Glenn Gaetz, Director of the local organization Liberation BC, about Creative Online Activism. For our feature interview, we delve into the issue of the pending proposal of the International Whaling Commission to end the 24-year moratorium on commercial whaling. We speak with Kitty Block, Vice-President of the Humane Society International, live from the location of the IWC meeting meeting in Agadir, Morocco where the whales’ fate will be decided.