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.
Provincial New Democrat House Leader Mike Farnworth joins us to discuss next week's budget and last week's throne speech. Children of the Street Society executive director Diane Sowden talks about the possible introduction of legislation allowing authorities to detain at-risk youth against their will. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory, The Times Colonist's Dave Obee and Bob Russell - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_30-Aug-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:57pm EST

Former Saskatchewan premier Grant Devine shares his thoughts on the harmonized sales tax. Provincial New Democrat tourism, culture and the arts critic Spencer Herbert discusses the scrapping of Tourism British Columbia. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Michael Geoghegan, Bob Russell and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_23-Aug-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:02pm EST

Former Pivot Legal Society lawyer David Eby discusses the possible shutdown of government-funded poverty law programs. Former federal fisheries and oceans minister David Anderson shares his thoughts on the collapse of the Fraser River's sockeye salmon run. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory, Sheila Orr and Bob Russell - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_16-Aug-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:32pm EST

Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre executive director Martha Lewis discusses the impact of the harmonized sales tax on apartment renters. Former Radium Hot Springs mayor Greg Deck and Dawson Creek councillor Alvin Stedel talk about how the tax could harm communities near the Alberta border. And our rabble-rousing panel - The Times Colonist's Dave Obee, Marcella Munro, Bob Russell and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_9-Aug-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:05pm EST

Provincial Conservative deputy leader Chris Delaney discusses the right-wing reaction to the Campbell administration's harmonized sales tax. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' resource policy analyst Ben Parfitt discusses the government's forest fire fighting policies. And our rabble-rousing panel - Eleanor Gregory, Bob Russell, The Times Colonist's Rob Shaw and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_2-Aug-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:15pm EST