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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

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

One Struggle, One Fight: Human Rights and Animal Liberation

12/9/2017
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Our special show for International Human Rights Day, featuring an interview with noted writer and activist Christopher Sebastian McJetters.

Duration:01:00:16

Mike Downey and Randy Kujawa: Vegan Warriors of Compassion and Plant-based Bodybuilders

11/22/2017
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We feature an interview with Randy Kujawa and Mike Downey, the vegan Warriors of Compassion, who are plant-powered bodybuilders! They just competed in the Popeye's Fall Classic bodybuilding competition - find out all about it here!

Duration:01:10:35

Heaven is for Animals Too: Animal Ethics in Christianity, plus Advocacy and Vegan Traveling in Hawaii

11/11/2017
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A feature interview with author Melinda Cerisano on animal ethics in Christianity, plus a discussion on wildlife, captivity, animal advocacy and vegan traveling in Hawaii. We also discuss animals as victims of war for Remembrance Day on November 11th.

Duration:00:58:55

Cassie King of Grassroots Organization, Direct Action Everywhere

11/2/2017
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Open Rescue of Animals Documented and Exposed for the World to See

Duration:00:58:10

Dr. Michael Greger On Being Vegan To Prevent Or Reverse The 15 Leading Causes of Death in North Americans

10/26/2017
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Learn how genetics often only accounts for a 10-20% role in most disease risk, and how a vegan diet can prevent or reverse most of the leading causes of death in humans.

Duration:00:00:01

Rise of the Necrofauna: Britt Wray on De-Extinction

10/19/2017
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Featuring an interview with author and science writer Britt Wray, as well as a review of the French documentary "The Valley of the Wolves."

Duration:01:00:31

Activist Profile: Oahu’s Kiana Mohika-Miyashiro

10/15/2017
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An inspirational journey from omnivore...to vegan...to animal rights activist on Oahu.

Duration:00:00:01

The Thanksgiving Show: Celebrating a Compassionate Holiday, and Turkey Stories from the Happy Herd Sanctuary

10/6/2017
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Welcome to our annual Thanksgiving Show! We talk about the personalities of turkeys with Diane Marsh from the Happy Herd Sanctuary, and discuss how we will be Celebrating a Compassionate Thanksgiving (tips and advice!). Also, a film review of Okja, as seen at VIFF last weekend.

Duration:00:43:19

World Day for Farmed Animals: Understanding the Issues of Factory Farming on Both Land and in Sea

9/29/2017
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October 2nd is World Day for Farmed Animals. We feature an interview with Katie Cantrell of the Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, plus an interview with Sue Waters of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on salmon farming issues. Also, we speak with Valley Calderoni, whose canine soulmate Kaoru was shot and killed by a trophy hunter 2 weeks ago.

Duration:01:06:58

Protecting Elephants & Rhinos with Elephanatics, & the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit

9/22/2017
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Listen to this show here! September 22nd, 2017 marks both World Rhino Day and Elephant Appreciation Day. On this show, we feature interviews with two organizations working to protect these animals from both here in North America, and on the ground in Africa. Collet Ngobeni, Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit The first of its kind, the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit is an award-winning team of anti-poaching rangers in South Africa, made up almost entirely of women. Don’t miss this feature...

Duration:00:58:21

Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue, & Activist Profile: Natalie Zaracko

9/15/2017
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A feature interview with the Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA), plus an activist profile of local animal advocate Natalie Zaracko.

Duration:00:59:49

How To Create A Vegan World: A Pragmatic Approach, with Tobias Leenaert

9/8/2017
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A feature interview author Tobias Leenaert on "How To Create A Vegan World: A Pragmatic Approach". Plus, a discussion on how to put theory into action by effectively communicating the vegan message.

Duration:01:03:24

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