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The Animal Voices show is Vancouver’s only program dedicated solely to animal advocacy and compassionate living. Each week, your hosts, Alison Cole and Alissa Raye, delve into various animal rights issues, provide tips on making cruelty-free choices, offer updates on animal related news & events, as well as interview guests who are at the forefront of animal activism and vegan outreach.

The Animal Voices show is Vancouver’s only program dedicated solely to animal advocacy and compassionate living. Each week, your hosts, Alison Cole and Alissa Raye, delve into various animal rights issues, provide tips on making cruelty-free choices, offer updates on animal related news & events, as well as interview guests who are at the forefront of animal activism and vegan outreach.
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Vancouver, BC

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The Animal Voices show is Vancouver’s only program dedicated solely to animal advocacy and compassionate living. Each week, your hosts, Alison Cole and Alissa Raye, delve into various animal rights issues, provide tips on making cruelty-free choices, offer updates on animal related news & events, as well as interview guests who are at the forefront of animal activism and vegan outreach.

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English

Contact:

Vancouver Co-operative Radio 110 - 360 Columbia Street Vancouver, BC V6A 4J1 (604) 684-7561


Episodes

Activist Profile: Ryan Phillips, and Rocky Schwartz on The Microsanctuary Movement

8/17/2018
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Living the microsanctuary life! An Activist Profile with Ryan Phillips on Life with Three Pigs, a Chicken and a Rabbit. Plus an interview with Rocky Schwartz of The Microsanctuary Movement.

Duration:01:08:48

Susan Standfield-Spooner’s Animal Activism Journey and Lawyer Anna Pippus on Documenting and Reporting Animal Cruelty

8/10/2018
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Get inspired with effective strategies to be a more effective activist, gain expert advice on using the law to defend animals, and learn how to effectively put animal rights violations in the media spotlight.

Duration:01:12:51

Earthling Ed on Reaching Hearts and Minds Through Engaging and Pragmatic Activism

7/24/2018
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An hour with UK-based activist Earthling Ed on speaking the truth for justice, compassion and equality for all beings.

Duration:01:28:57

Dairy and Egg Industry Disguising Advertising as Nutrition Education and Local Activists Expose Pig Transport Cruelty

7/13/2018
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False and Inappropriate Advertising and the Cruelty of Animal Transport

Duration:00:58:00

Mary Kate Fain from Liberation Philadelphia and King Zoom the Vegan Kid.

7/6/2018
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Listen to this show here! An interview with the first speaker that had me standing on my feet at the Animal Rights Conference. Mary Kate Fain from Liberation Philadelphia talks about the power of confrontation for social movements, her vegan journey and her life-changing experience as an animal researcher. Mary Kate Fain is a grassroots organizer and co-founder of Liberation Philadelphia, which focuses on direct action tactics to bring the issue of animal rights to the forefront. She is...

Duration:00:51:24

Beautiful Hearts and Minds – Compassionate Lifestyle Transformations by Ashley Alexander and Deborah Holland

6/23/2018
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Two Vancouver women who made compassionate lifestyle transformations, and a discussion about the famous Earthlings documentary.

Duration:00:54:50

A Spotlight on the Cruelty of Rodeos with the Vancouver Humane Society, and Activist Profile: Zoe Rosenberg

6/15/2018
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An Activist Profile of 16 year old Zoe Rosenberg, plus an interview with Communications Director Peter Fricker about the Vancouver Humane Society's campaign to end cruel rodeo events at the Chilliwack Fair this summer.

Duration:00:47:10

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk and Music Therapist and DxE Investigator Eva Hamer

6/7/2018
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Ingrid Newkirk, president and founder of PETA joins us to discuss her world tour and her only Canadian stop. Eva Hamer, open rescue activist investigator, and organizer with Direct Action Everywhere uses music therapy to heal the animal rights community.

Duration:01:00:02

Vegan Freegans Amanda Barker and John Sakars

6/1/2018
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History was made this week in California as 1200 activists from all corners of the world attended the Animal Liberation Conference including Gillian Walters and Alison Cole. Vegan Freegans Amanda Barker and John Sakars spread their vegan message on a hitchhiking journey across Canada and the United States.

Duration:01:11:42

The Chicken Appreciation Show: Heather Bolint on Rescuing Eddie the Rooster, and Karen Davis on the Ethics of Keeping Backyard Hens for Eggs

5/20/2018
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May is International Respect for Chickens Month! A feature interview with Karen Davis on the Ethics of Keeping Backyard Hens for Eggs, plus animal advocate Heather Bolint shares her story of rescuing Eddie the rooster on the Appalachian trail.

Duration:00:58:47

Vegan Pregnancies and Beyond…for the Planet, Health, Animals and Environment

5/11/2018
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Answers to commonly-asked questions about vegan pregnancies from Anna Pippus, mother of two vegan kids.

Duration:00:56:47

A Journey of Love, Justice and the Fulfillment of a Sacred Obligation to One Orca

5/3/2018
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The Totem Pole Journey to Bring Tokitae the Orca Home Listen to this show here! In 1970, over 40 orcas were brutally captured from the Salish Sea in Northwest Washington and taken to marine parks around the world. During that capture at least five of the orcas were killed. Tokitae, who was just three years old at the time of capture, is the sole survivor, living alone in a small and isolated tank at Miami Seaquarium where she has been performing acts for food rewards for 48 years. Tokitae...

Duration:00:45:20

A New Documentary on Animal Testing, and Bad-Ass Activist Jenny Mathison of Washington

4/28/2018
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A documentary film, and a risky publicity stunt to raise awareness for animals in testing labs.

Duration:00:55:18

Earth Day: Jane Goodall and George Monbiot on How to Save the Planet

4/20/2018
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Happy Earth Day! We listen to and discuss the words of renowned thinkers Jane Goodall and George Monbiot on the environmental impact of animal agriculture, and what can be done to help stop catastrophic climate change.

Duration:01:00:22

Filmmaker Zack Embree on the Kinder Morgan Pipeline, Darren Chang on The Politics of Farmed Animal Sanctuaries, and LIVEKINDLY’s Jodi Monelle

4/13/2018
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We hear from a trio of activists making a difference in today's world: filmmaker Zack Embree of "Directly Affected: Pipeline Under Pressure"; Darren Chang on The Politics of Farm Sanctuaries; and Jodi Monelle, founder and CEO of the online community LIVEKINDLY.

Duration:01:05:19

A Celebration of two exceptional Vegan Activist Women: Dani Rukin and Michelle Singleton

4/5/2018
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Find out how you can pre-order a copy of Gillian Walters' illustrated children's book, "King Zoom the Vegan Kid: Volume 1: Animals used for Food" and meet two exceptional activists who embody what it means to be Vegan; Dani Rukin and Michelle Singleton.

Duration:01:03:32

Celebrating National Ferret Day and a Compassionate Easter

3/31/2018
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Featuring an interview with Lisa Galarneau of the Ferret Rescue Society of Ottawa.

Duration:01:13:18

Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist Meagan Duhamel on Vegan Athleticism and Rescuing Dogs in South Korea, with Humane Society International

3/24/2018
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A feature interview with world champion Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel on thriving as a vegan athlete and her animal advocacy. Plus, an interview with the Humane Society International's Executive Director, Rebecca Aldworth, on their campaign to shut down the dog meat industry in South Korea.

Duration:00:46:13

An Integrative Vegan Veterinarian, Vegan Dog Food, and Bee Population Decline

3/14/2018
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Find out what you can do to prevent the further decline of our essential pollinators (bees), and learn about plant-based diets and holistic care for our animal companions.

Duration:01:01:26

Vegan Mom and Food Reporter Erin Ireland, and lawyer Anna Pippus on The Ethics of Eating Your Companion Animal

3/9/2018
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A feature interview with vegan food blogger, social media star and mom Erin Ireland, Plus, lawyer Anna Pippus of Animal Justice speaks on the legalities of killing and eating your companion animal.

Duration:01:03:52