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.

Former Yukon News editor Richard Mostyn shares his thoughts on why investigative journalism should be killed. Fight HST strategist Bill Tieleman talks about the forced closure of his No HST BC Facebook group with University of British Columbia political science lecturer Raul Pacheko-Vega. MP Nathan Cullen discusses his bid to succeed Jack Layton as leader of the federal New Democrats. And our rabble-rousing panel - Bob Russell, Troy Sebastian, 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_19-Feb-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

Dealth Penalty Information Centre executive director Richard Deiter discusses what impact Canada bring back capital punishment would have on the death penalty debate in the United States. Former Liberal cabinet minister Warren Allmand shares his thoughts on continued public support for capital punishment. British Columbia Freedom of Information and Privacy Association executive director Vincent Gogolek talks about his thoughts on a push by Canada's information commissioners for more openness by the federal government. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory, The Tyee's Andrew MacLeod and Bob Russell - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_12-Feb-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Fort Nelson First Nation lands director Lana Lowe discusses the impact natural gas development is having on her community and northeastern British Columbia. Former Society Promoting Environmental Conservation president David Cadman recalls the BC Liberal Party's past opposition to a big natural gas power project. Former Nelson Post editor Chris Sheperd talks about why you should be concerned that rural community reporters are being underpaid. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, David Cubberley 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_5-Feb-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm EST

Columbia Journalism Review science editor Curtis Brainard and University of Victoria drug policy research Alan Cassels discuss whether doctors should have to disclose the payments they receive from drug companies. British Columbia Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair talks about a new online newspaper for unionists. The Tyee's energy and equity columnist Andrew Nikiforuk shares his thoughts on why fracking has become a political issue in Alberta but not so much in Briish Columbia. And our rabble-rousing panel - Don Anderson, Eleanor Gregory, Bob Russell and Allan Warnke - share their thoughts on the week that was in provincial and federal politics.

Direct download: Public_Eye_Radio_29-Jan-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:03pm EST