Redeye

Redeye

On the issues of the day - political, social and cultural - Redeye digs deeper. Open your ears to alternative voices. Hear incisive and challenging interviews with activists and progressive thinkers. Produced by an independent media collective, broadcasting over 35 years on Vancouver Cooperative Radio.
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Site C opponents raise a paddle against dam project

July 18, 2016
| On July 9, thousands of people grabbed a paddle to oppose B.C. Hydro's Site C dam. The dam will flood thousands of hectares of prime agricultural land, much of it within Treaty 8 territory.
Length: 19:01 minutes (17.42 MB)
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Canada Post and CUPW back at the table

July 18, 2016
| Two weeks ago Canada Post issued 72-hour lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. But management withdrew its lockout notice when it didn't get the backing of the Liberal government.
Length: 14:20 minutes (13.13 MB)
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False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton

July 16, 2016
| If Hillary Clinton is elected, she will be the first woman president in U.S. history. Major women's organizations have endorsed her. A new book raises questions about Clinton's commitment to feminism.
Length: 17:17 minutes (15.84 MB)
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Link between intimate partner violence and mass killings

July 12, 2016
| Following the mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub, family members said the shooter had no record of previous hate crimes. But that depends on how you categorize domestic violence.
Length: 15:21 minutes (14.06 MB)
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Grassy Narrows demands cleanup of mercury in lakes and rivers

July 12, 2016
| Judy Da Silva says mercury dumped into the waterways nearly 60 years ago must be cleaned up. She says Premier Wynne is using scare tactics when she says cleanup will make the situation worse.
Length: 14:26 minutes (13.23 MB)
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Liberals consider selling off public assets to pension funds

June 28, 2016
| The Liberals are looking at privatizing public assets to pay for the billions of dollars of infrastructure spending they promised. Brent Patterson says Canada Post and the CBC could be at risk.
Length: 14:23 minutes (13.18 MB)
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TPP opens Canada up to lawsuits over public policy

June 27, 2016
| Canada is already the most sued developed country in the world. The Trans-Pacific Partnership will open Canada up to yet more lawsuits over its environmental and resource management policies.
Length: 15:59 minutes (14.65 MB)
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Impact of Airbnb on rental vacancy rates

June 22, 2016
| Karen Sawatsky says there are over 1,000 entire units being used exclusively for short term rentals in Vancouver and that this is contributing to the city’s rental housing crisis.
Length: 15:51 minutes (14.52 MB)
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Port expansion threatens Crab Park on Vancouver waterfront

June 22, 2016
| Crab Park has a beach, acres of green space and a stunning view of the North Shore mountains. That view is threatened by Port of Vancouver plans for expansion to the Centerm container terminal.
Length: 13:41 minutes (12.54 MB)
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105 Keefer crucial in fight against development in Vancouver's Chinatown

June 15, 2016
| 105 Keefer Street is in the heart of Chinatown, an area facing the same intense development pressures as Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Plans for a 13-storey tower don't sit well with local residents.
Length: 14:25 minutes (13.2 MB)