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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

Encore Show: Go Vegan for 2019, with the Indian Rock Vegans, and the Miracle Story of Nine Newborn Babies

4/5/2019
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An encore presentation featuring Tips and Advice for Going Vegan for 2019, and the Indian Rock Vegans telling the miracle story of 9 newborn baby calves rescued from the dairy industry.

Duration:01:31:58

Joshua Katcher: High Fashion for the Ethical Man

3/29/2019
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Featuring an interview with vegan fashion designer and author Joshua Katcher, founder of Brave GentleMan and The Discerning Brute.

Duration:01:02:45

Is it Possible to be an Environmentalist Without Being Vegan?

3/22/2019
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Local vegan activists discuss a recent event hosted by UBC, "Hope in the Climate Crisis: Transitioning Our World", featuring a speech by renowned environmentalist and scientist, David Suzuki. Also, an interview with Professor Daniel Pauly about environmental strategy.

Duration:00:50:41

Million Dollar Vegan’s 12-Year-Old Genesis Butler asks the Pope to Fight Climate Change with Diet Change, and Christopher Anderson takes on a month-long vegan challenge

3/15/2019
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An interview with 12-year-old Genesis Butler on her request to the Pope to go vegan for Lent. Plus, a feature interview with Christopher Anderson, an Australian born into an animal agriculture family, who took on a one month vegan challenge this February!

Duration:01:24:27

Frank Metivier, “The Vigorous Vegan Vagabond”

3/1/2019
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Featuring an interview with Frank Metivier, "The Vigorous Vegan Vagabond," who travels around in his van doing activism for animals.

Duration:00:58:23

Veganic Farming and Gardening with Stephen Hunt

2/27/2019
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Stephen Hunt from "Brightside Blueberries and Such" is an early adopter of Veganic farming in British Columbia. Join us as we discover various ways to enhance our gardens organically and cruelty free.

Duration:00:59:47

Buddhism and Veganism, with Dr. Will Tuttle

2/15/2019
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A feature interview with vegan luminary Dr. Will Tuttle on the interconnections between Buddhism and veganism. Plus, a discussion on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in social justice movements.

Duration:01:02:44

A bacon-loving entrepreneur, an undercover investigator, a naturopathic medicine school graduate and a firefighter walk into a radio station….

2/9/2019
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Roundtable discussion on compassion, morality, health and the power of transformation.

Duration:01:04:23

Vervet Monkey Foundation Has A Dream

2/4/2019
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Josie Du Toit and the rest of the Vervet Monkey Foundation are excitedly pursuing a dream: a Vervet Forest.

Duration:00:00:01

Vegan Meal Prep with JL Fields, and Vesanto Melina, RD, on Canada’s new Food Guide

1/26/2019
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Veganuary continues! A feature interview with vegan culinary educator JL Fields, sharing tips and advice on prepping vegan meals for the week. Plus an interview with leading Canadian registered dietitian Vesanto Melina on the newly-released Canada's Food Guide.

Duration:01:13:35

Local Activists Angel Chen and Jess Ammann on Veganism and the near-extinction of our Southern Resident Orcas

1/19/2019
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An interview with Jess Ammann on the anthropogenic threats affecting our Southern Resident Orcas, plus an inspiring Activist Profile with Vancouver's Angel Chen.

Duration:01:02:52

Mark Hawthorne just released an expanded version of Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism

1/9/2019
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Listen to this show here! You are going to want to read Chapter 11 first of Striking at the Roots first . Chapter 11, “Animal Care: Activists are Animals Too” is Mark’s favourite chapter and one to which he has devoted a lot of consideration. From coping with burnout and traumatic knowledge to dealing with your family or friends, it is covered here. This book is a field guide to animal activism, it includes everything from leafleting to demonstrations to corporate campaigns to using food as...

Duration:00:55:43

New Year’s Show: Go Vegan for 2019, with the Indian Rock Vegans, and the Story of a Christmas Miracle

1/5/2019
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Bring in the New Year by going vegan for 2019! We give tips and advice for embracing a sustainable vegan lifestyle, plus speak with Sheanne and Dan Moskaluk, the Indian Rock Vegans, about their vegan and activism stories. And they tell us about a Christmas miracle of 9 calves last week who were just rescued from the slaughter of the dairy industry.

Duration:00:40:21

Making a compassionate transition this Veganuary, and Commercial Drive’s Eternal Abundance cafe and grocery store

12/28/2018
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This show is for the pregans! (Pre-vegans.) Veganuary is nigh...join us to learn how and why.

Duration:00:53:36

Giving to RASTA sanctuary for Christmas, and Whole Foods drops charges against DXE’s Wayne Hsiung

12/22/2018
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Why not give the gift of animal sponsorship at a sanctuary this Christmas? Also, DXE exposes the humane lies told by Whole Foods.

Duration:01:01:15

Spending a Zero Waste Vegan Holiday Season, with Tosha Lobsinger of Peace People Project

12/14/2018
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A feature interview with guest Tosha Lobsinger of the Peace People Project, on zero waste living, and how to spend a zero waste vegan-friendly holiday this year.

International Human Rights Day Show, Plus: Pig Trial #2: Activist Jenny McQueen Charged with Break and Enter, Mischief

12/8/2018
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An interview with Toronto animal activist Jenny McQueen on her experience of exposing blatant animal cruelty in a pig farm in Ontario, and then being raided by the police. Plus, a discussion on fur activism.

100 Turkeys Saved from the Slaughter of Thanksgiving, and Amy Quichiz of Veggie Mijas

12/1/2018
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A feature interview on vegan intersectionality with Amy Quichiz of Veggie Mijas, plus an interview with Utah-based animal activist Amy Meyer, the first person ever prosecuted under an Ag-Gag law in the U.S., and one of the rescuers of 100 turkeys from a factory farm last weekend. Also, we discuss last week's anti-fur march in Vancouver with local activist Meaghan Beattie.

Duration:00:32:12

Animals in Science Policy Institute’s Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy and Dr. Jonathan Balcombe, author of “What A Fish Knows”

11/23/2018
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A feature interview with Elisabeth Normandy of the Animals in Science Policy Institute on bringing non-animal teaching methods to the classroom. Plus, an interview with ethologist Jonathan Balcombe on the sentience of fishes.

Duration:00:57:11

Plant-based Dietitian Desiree Nielsen and Andy Tabar of The Bearded Vegans

11/16/2018
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A feature interview with dietitian Desiree Neilsen, RD on Plant-Based Nutrition. Plus, a discussion about vegan body shaming, and a short interview with Jordan Reichert, from the Animal Protection Party of Canada, on voting in the BC referendum.