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.

Burnaby plan will lead to loss of thousands of low-income rental units

December 6, 2016
| New zoning in Burnaby will result in the demolition of entire Housing activists says thousands of renters are facing displacement and homelessness.
Length: 17:21 minutes (15.9 MB)

Ryan McMahon on 'Colonization Road' and other stories

December 5, 2016
| We spoke with Anishinaabe comedian and media-maker Ryan McMahon when he was in Vancouver for Media Democracy Days.
Length: 17:11 minutes (15.73 MB)

Resource development in northeastern B.C. brings increased risk of violence to Indigenous women and girls

December 4, 2016
| A new report by Amnesty International raises the alarm over increased risks to Indigenous women in the Peace River region. Craig Benjamin says violence is so pervasive it has become normalized.
Length: 23:44 minutes (21.74 MB)

CIDA funds used to promote Canadian mining interests overseas

December 3, 2016
| Yves Engler says the Canadian International Development Agency has been using public money to assist Canadian mining interests in Africa and Latin America. Yves Engler is author of Canada in Africa.
Length: 15:11 minutes (13.9 MB)

Sweeping new surveillance legislation in U.K. could affect Canadians

December 2, 2016
| The Investigatory Power Bill in Britain legalizes a range of tools for hacking and snooping unmatched anywhere in Europe. Once the bill becomes law, the pressure will be on Canada to harmonize.
Length: 15:10 minutes (13.89 MB)

Why Alberta MLA Sandra Jansen left the leadership race, and her party

December 1, 2016
| Calgary MLA Sandra Jansen crossed the floor to join the provincial NDP shortly after withdrawing from the Progressive Conservative leadership race. Duncan Kinney of Progress Alberta explains why.
Length: 12:53 minutes (11.8 MB)

Hundreds protest outside white supremacist conference in Washington

November 30, 2016
| Lacy MacAuley is a member of the DC Anti-Fascist Coalition. She was one of several hundred people who gathered outside a conference hosted by the National Policy Institute last week.
Length: 15:21 minutes (14.06 MB)

Opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

November 29, 2016
| Justin Trudeau will soon announce his decision on Kinder Morgan’s plans to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline, and ship almost 900,000 barrels of oil per day down to Burrard Inlet in Vancouver.
Length: 59:45 minutes (54.72 MB)

Book: The Peace in Peril

November 29, 2016
| In 2015, writer Christopher Pollon and photojournalist Ben Nelms paddled the 83-kilometre stretch of the Peace River that will be destroyed by the Site C dam reservoir. A new book documents that trip.
Length: 14:42 minutes (13.47 MB)

A public school teacher's perspective on a decade of cuts

November 26, 2016
| Rory Brown is President of the Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association, a local of the BCTF. He has taught in Vancouver since 1999 and witnessed firsthand the effects of years of cutbacks.
Length: 18:46 minutes (17.19 MB)