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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

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

A Celebration of Activist Connie Spence (Vegan Batgirl) for International Women’s Day

3/1/2018
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"Vegan Batgirl" Connie Spence, a solo female activist, shares her vegan journey and what led her to create the "Vegan Batman Light". She projects huge 75 x 75 ft. messages on the sides of buildings all across the US, from the Staples Centre in LA to a Water Tower in Oklahoma. She used Facebook Live to capture 70 projections, hundreds of conversations and thirty police interactions. Now uploaded to her YouTube channel, the videos have the feel of a reality TV series.

Duration:01:14:23

Vegan Entrepreneurship: The Best Deodorant in The World

2/23/2018
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Reducing our plastic use and supporting ethical businesses in our purchases.

Duration:01:03:29

Beautiful Africa: Vegan Nigerian Cuisine and World Pangolin Day

2/17/2018
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Featuring interviews with Tomi Makanjuola of The Vegan Nigerian and Nicci Wright of the African Pangolin Working Group.

Duration:00:04:29

Celebrating Black History Month 2018

2/8/2018
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We celebrate Black History Month with two young activists who are actively working to change the world. Genisis Butler, 11, has already been recognized as the youngest person to give a Ted Talk. 13-year old Kingston is sharing his vegan message through a YouTube channel, "King Zoom the Vegan Kid".

Duration:01:12:06

A Unique Perspective on Veganism from a Former Hunter, and Exposing Australia’s Cruelty Toward Kangaroos

1/31/2018
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Vegan man from Chilliwack Who Used to Hunt and a New Documentary Exposes Australia's Inhumane Treatment of Their Iconic Kangaroo

Duration:00:59:22

A Horse of a Different Colour: Jordan Reichert and Rob Carruthers

1/26/2018
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Rob Carruthers describes life as a vegan single dad working in the trades, and Jordan Reichert discusses an end to horse-drawn carriages in Victoria.

Duration:00:59:26

Ditching Dairy and Embracing Plant Milks with Olympic Silver Medalist Dotsie Bausch, and Former Undercover Investigator Geoff Regier

1/18/2018
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A feature interview with vegan athlete and Compassion Champs founder Dotsie Bausch. Plus, an interview with local animal activist Geoff Regier on the rescue of 2 dairy calves from a Langley farm.

Duration:01:04:02

Encore show: Canuck and I: A Human’s Special Friendship with A Crow; and Dr. Jennifer Verdolin on The New Science of Animal Family Dynamics

12/28/2017
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An interview with Vancouverite Shawn Bergman on his best friend, Canuck the Crow. Plus an interview with animal behaviourist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin on The Surprising New Science of Animal Family Dynamics. And a discussion on Canada's new food guide, which eliminates dairy and favours plant foods.

Duration:00:59:43

Brian Patton, The Sexy Vegan, on Vegan Cooking for the Holidays, and U N I V E R S E O F Á L I

12/16/2017
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A feature interview with Brian Patton, The Sexy Vegan, on Vegan Cooking for the Holidays, and vegan musical and cosplay artist Alexandria Beck with her vegan mom Suzi Beck. Plus, our recommendations for charity gift giving for the holidays this year.

Duration:00:44:05

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