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 the Nanaimo Daily News's Derek Spalding about his fight for Vancouver Island Health Authority records about the spread of a deadly virus at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. University of British Columbia health economist Bob Evans discusses his concerns about a healthcare funding review contract being directly awarded by the BC Progress Board to a former Fraser Institute staffer. Provincial New Democrat children and family development critic Maurine Karagianis shares her thoughts on the select standing committee on children and youth's child poverty hearing. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don AndersonEleanor GregoryBob Russell and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_23-May-10.mp3
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We speak with Healthy Living and Sport Minister Ida Chong about the province's new meat regulations. Ryserson University journalism professor John Miller discusses what Canadians can expect from the new owners of CanWest Global Communications Corp.'s newspapers. Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs president Stewart Phillip shares his thoughts on the relationship between the government and the children and youth representative. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson,Michael GeogheganBob Russell and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_16-May-10.mp3
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We speak with provincial New Democrat agriculture and lands critic Lana Popham about the province's new meat regulations. We hear both sides of the aquaculture debate from marine biologist Alexandra Morton and BC Salmon Farmers Association executive director Mary Ellen Walling. And our rabble-rousing panel -David CubberleyEleanor GregorySheila Orr and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_9-May-10.mp3
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We speak with Doug McArthur - who served as deputy minister to two New Democrat premiers - about the party's Our Province Our Future initiative. Opposition deputy transportation and infrastructure critic Gary Coons discusses the top ten records he'd like to get from British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. now that it'll be subject to freedom of information requests. Prince George councillor Brian Skakun talks about recent restrictions on forest fire prevention funding. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don AndersonEleanor Gregory and Bob Russel and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_2-May-10.mp3
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