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.
We speak with federal Conservative Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca candidate Troy DeSouza about how much credit politicians can take for the distribution of government monies. Surrey city councillor Tom Gill joins us to discuss his decision on whether to support the expansion of a gaming facilities in Surrey - a decision that's been playing out across British Columbia. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, David Cubberley, Bob Russell and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_18-Oct-09.mp3
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We speak with media critic Marc Edge about the "meltdown" of Canwest Global Communications Corp. Former BCTV reporter Harvey Oberfeld shares his thoughts on breakup of Asper Nation. Provincial New Democrat Vancouver-Kensington executive member Stephen Elliott-Buckley discusses his initiative to reform British Columbia's opposition party. 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_11-Oct-09.mp3
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Former Victoria school board chair Donna Jones talks about the possibility the provincial government might give back the taxing authority it took away from school boards in 1990. British Columbia School Trustees Association Connie Denesiuk shares her thoughts on that suggestion. Port Coquitlam city councillor Brad West discusses a Union of British Columbia Municipalities resolution calling on the government to abandon the harmonized sales tax. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, David Cubberley, Sheila Orr and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_4-Oct-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:51pm EST

Victoria Society for Children with Autism co-director Laurel Duruisseau discusses her fight to stop the government's early intensive behavioural intervention program from being shutdown. Provincial New Democrat forests and range critic Norm Macdonald shares his thoughts on the state of wildfire preparedness in British Columbia. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory, The Tyee's Andrew Macleod and The Times Colonist's Dave Obee - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.
Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_25-Sep-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49pm EST