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.

The Vancouver Sun's Chad Skelton discusses the state of our freedom of information laws in advance of Right to Know Week. The president of the Canadian Bar Association's British Columbia branch Stephen McPhee gives us an update on the recently-established public commission on legal aid. Provincial New Democrat aboriginal relations and reconciliation critic Bob Simpson shares his thoughts on the Fish Lake controversy. And our rabble-rousing panel - Eleanor Gregory, Trevor Oram, Sheila Orr and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_26-Sep-10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm EST

Provincial Green leader Jane Sterk discusses why her party isn't getting media traction even though British Columbians are looking for a political alternative. Electoral reformers Shoni Field and Wendy Bergerud talk about what might have happened if voters had cast their ballots in favour of the single-transferable vote system. 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_19-Sep-10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:43pm EST

Independent provincial legislator Blair Lekstrom joins us to discuss the woes of the government he recently left. Former MLA Dennis MacKay will also share his thoughts on the subject. And our rabble-rousing panel - Eleanor Gregory, Andrew MacLeod, Sheila Orr and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics. 

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_12-Sep-10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

Federal Green leader Elizabeth May discusses her election chances in Saanich-Gulf Islands. Drug policy research Allan Cassels shares his thoughts on the Campbell administration's controversial changes to PharmaCare. Union of British Colmbia Indian Chiefs president Stewart Phillip talks about why a proposed mine near William's Lake could seriously damage the relationship between the aboriginal community and the government. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, David Cubberley and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_5-Sep-10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:59pm EST

Former provincial Conservative executive member Blake MacKenzie discusses his departure from the party. Journalist Charles Campbell, the author of the 2006 David Suzuki Foundation report Forever Farmland, talks up his recommendations for the new chair of the agricultural land commission, Richard Bullock. Provincial New Democrat energy, mines and petroleum resources critic John Horgan shares his thoughts on the Waneta expansion project. And our rabble-rousing panel - David Cubberley, Sheila Orr, the Times Colonist's Dave Obee and Allan Warnke - debate the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_29-Aug-10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:09pm EST