Public Eye Radio
British Columbia's only weekly radio show covering politics in Canada's westernmost province, hosted Sunday mornings on CFAX 1070 by award-winning investigative journalist Sean Holman.

British Columbia Civil Liberties Association policy director Micheal Vonn and British Columbia Freedom of Information and Privacy Association executive director Vincent Gogolek discusses the state of accountability in provincial politics. British Columbia children and youth representative Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond shares her thoughts on the state of child care. And our rabble-rousing panel - Eleanor Gregory, Bob Russell, Troy Sebastian and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_7-Aug-12.mp3
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Vancouver city councillor Andrea Reimer discusses the need for climate change adaptation. Central Saanich councillor Zeb King talks about his dual role as the associate editor of Saanich Voice Online. And our rabble-rousing panel - Eleanor Gregory, Bob Russell, Troy Sebastian and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_31-Jul-12.mp3
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Federal Green leader Elizabeth May discusses her party's upcoming convention. Vancouver playright David Bloom and The Tyee's Shannon Rupp discusses a controversial play that allegedly defames the prime minister. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, the Georgia Straight's Charlie Smith and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_22-Jul-12.mp3
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Award-winning scholar and journalist Valerie Alia discusses her book New Media Nation. Independent documentary producer Kai Nagata talks about his Northern Gateway Pipeline-related project. Social media activist and expert Mat Wright shares his thoughts on how Victoria politicians are using tiwtter. And our rabble-rousing panel - Eleanor Gregory, Bob Russell, Tory Sebastian and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_15-Jul-12.mp3
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Alison Loat, executive director of the think tank Samara, discusses the results of a new study looking at the Canadian media's coverage of politics. London, Ontario software developer Gavin Blair talks about an app he's developed to help citizens better cover city councils. Mike Klassen shares his thoughts on the closure of his popular CityCaucus.com blog. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory, the Georgia Straight's Charlie Smith and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_8-Jul-12.mp3
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Former Deconstructing Dinner host Jon Steinman talks about his effort to bring the food safety and security show to the small screen. Toronto-based freelance journalist Lia Grainger is back on the show to discuss her coverage of the Occupy movement's extended hibernation. Environmentalist Matt Price opens up about his Project Beaver initiative to encourage civic engagement. And our rabble-rousing panel - Eleanor Gregory, Don Anderson, the Georgia Straight's Charlie Smith and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_24-Oct-12.mp3
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Former Fair Voting BC president Bruce Hallsor discusses why electoral reform may be back on the political agenda. The Telegram's political reporter James McLeod talks about the clampdown on freedom of information that's happening in Newfoundland. Richmond city councillor Harold Steves discusses a tall ship with a mission that will soon be visiting British Columbia. And our rabble-rousing panel - David Cubberley, Bob Russell, Troy Sebastian and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_17-Jun-12.mp3
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Freelance journalist Arno Kopecky discusses his Oil Man and the Sea project. The New Brunswick Conservation Council's Stephanie Merrill talks about the fracking industry in her province. Globe and Mail contributor Frances Bula shares her thoughts on the necessity for row housing in British Columbia. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory and the Georgia Straight's Charlie Smith - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_12-Jun-12.mp3
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Independent MLAs Vicki Huntington, Bob Simpson and John Van Dongen discusses why they voted against Premier Christy Clark's Family Day. Open Data BC's Herb Lainchbury discusses his fight to get more public sector data into the public's hands. Investigative journalist Bilbo Poynter talks about his new column for This Magazine about the stories the media misses. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory and Bob Russell - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_3-Jun-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Cowichan Valley school board chair Eden Haythornthwaite discusses her district's showdown with the ministry of education. Alberta Oil senior editor Jeff Lewis discusses how Premier Christy Clark's push to get a cut of Alberta's oil sands revenue is being received on his side of the Rockies. Up Here Business magazine columnist Doug Matthews shares his thoughts on the Harper administration's push to get oil out of the artic. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory and Bob Russell - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_20-May-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:16pm EDT