Peter Driftmier

Podcast
Aug 13, 2012

Toronto considers public banking

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Toronto city councilor Krysten Wong-Tam has proposed the idea of a government-run public bank as a solution to the budgetary problems facing the city.
Podcast
Jun 13, 2012

Exposing the agenda of the Charest government

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When student protests first erupted in Quebec, we were told it was all about tuition fees. But as nightly demonstrations continue, it has become clear that students are fighting something bigger.
Podcast
Jun 6, 2012
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Analyzing Stephen Harper's budget bill

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From May 22-25, the NDP organized hearings across the country into the federal government's Budget Implementation Act. Jane Williams went along to the hearing in Vancouver and brings this report.
Podcast
Apr 4, 2012
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Uranium production for the tar sands

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Uranium has been mined in Saskatchewan since the 1930s. Provincial premiers from Tommy Douglas to Brad Wall have exploited its use as a raw material for nuclear power and nuclear weapons.
Podcast
Mar 23, 2012
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Vancouver's police dog training needs major overhaul

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Police dogs in Vancouver injure an average of five people a month badly enough that they have to go to Emergency. Pivot Legal Society is bringing a lawsuit on behalf one of those bite victims.
Podcast
Mar 23, 2012

Protesting tuition hikes in Quebec

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Student unions representing nearly 200,000 students are on strike across Quebec, protesting a planned tuition increase of 75 per cent. Rushdia Mehreen is a graduate student at Concordia.
Podcast
Mar 3, 2012
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The policing of poverty

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A new study has found that poor and street-involved people are the targets of increased levels of police attention. The authors argue that police are filling the gap left by social services.
Podcast
Mar 2, 2012
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Creeping privatization of B.C. prison system

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When it's finished, the Surrey Remand Centre will have more than 200 cells. The design and construction of the remand centre has been contracted out to a Canadian property management corporation.

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