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Tuesday June 8th, 2021 with Tony Copple
Big Sky Ranch: Andy Parent and Pauline Lafleur

Big Sky Ranch is an animal sanctuary in rural Kemptville. Tony Copple visited founder Andy Parent, and office manager Pauline Lafleur at the ranch to explore a place where so many animals of different species are able to live a good life, even if they have been abandoned or suffering medical conditions.
Big Sky Ranch, an animal sanctuary in rural Kemptville, has saved over 1,800 animals since 2002, finding homes for most of them. CKCU's Tony Copple visited the ranch to meet founder Andy Parent, office manager Pauline Lafleur and some very contented animals! This show is a re-broadcast of an 'I Am Alive' episode from May 28th, 2015. Andy Parent passed away on April 29, 2021. The music in this program is from singers and drummers from Ritchie Street in Ottawa. This show is a rebroadcast of an 'I Am Alive' hosted by Tony Copple on May 28, 2015.
neighs, grunts, barks, etc.
Various horses, emus, llamas etc. - Live at the farm Canadian
Ritchie Street Singers - Ritchie Street DVD Canadian
African drumming
Ritchie Street Drummers - Ritchie Street DVD Canadian
For more information about Big Sky Ranch, visit and
Interactive CKCU
So wonderful to hear this again! Smiling cows! Andy has been an amazing blessing to this world...for people and animals. Lets keep it going in honour of him....

9:58 AM, June 8th, 2021
Jeff Larocque
Thank you for rebroadcasting this program Shelley Ann. It was wonderful.

10:50 PM, June 8th, 2021
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi All, It was the very least that I could do. I wanted to draw some attention to Andy Parent all all of his work. I am hoping for a Part 2, and update, some day soon.

10:12 AM, June 12th, 2021