Muzzling of civil servants a threat to democracy

| March 4, 2013


Artist: Redeye Collective
Title: Muzzling of civil servants a threat to democracy
Album: Redeye: Vancouver Cooperative Radio
Year: 2013
Genre: Interview
Length: 0:10:52 minutes (9.96 MB)
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Muzzling of civil servants a threat to democracy

The Information Commissioner of Canada has been asked to probe the Harper government’s efforts to prevent media and the public from getting information from federal scientists. The request comes from the University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Clinic and the organization Democracy Watch. Tyler Sommers is with Democracy Watch. He speaks with Redeye host Lorraine Chisholm.

Redeye is a three-hour live radio show produced by a collective based in Vancouver, B.C.  If you live in the Vancouver area and are interested in alternative media, we’d love to hear from you. You don't need to know anything about radio production - we provide lots of training and support. To find out more about the people behind this podcast, check out our website. And if you'd like to come down to the station and meet us, contact us at redeye(at)coopradio(dot)org.



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