Redeye

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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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Mar 6, 2016
Bike lanes

Bike lanes help local businesses thrive

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Michael Andersen understands why small business owners are nervous about changes in the street outside their store windows. But he says they have nothing to fear, and much to gain, from bike lanes.
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Mar 6, 2016
Hooker Monologues

The Hooker Monologues

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A remarkable new production opens next week at the Firehall Arts Centre. The Hooker Monologues will present narratives directly based on the experiences of sex workers and allies.
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Mar 5, 2016

Private company sells access to intelligence database

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World Check says it provides intelligence profiles of risky individuals so banks and other groups can be sure they are not accidentally engaged in illegal acts. Monia Mazigh says it's a blacklist.
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Mar 5, 2016

Bill C-51 should be repealed, not amended

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Last June, the Harper government passed the Anti-Terrorism Act, expanding the mandate of CSIS and making it easier for government agencies to share information about Canadians.
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Feb 23, 2016

B.C.'s Medical Services Plan premiums a regressive tax

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B.C. is the only province that charges residents a flat tax to access health care. All over provinces fund health care through the tax system. A recent campaign calls for an end to MSP premiums.
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Feb 18, 2016

Play: Riding on a Cloud

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Yasser Mroué was shot in the head by a sniper's bullet during the Lebanese civil war. Writer and director Rabih Mroué puts his brother on stage to tell the story of his life, before and after the war.
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Jan 26, 2016

Two important victories for Coastal First Nations

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First, the B.C. Supreme Court ruling that the province failed to consult with First Nations on the Northern Gateway pipeline. Then, the announcement of a new management plan for herring with the DFO.
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Jan 25, 2016
Canada in Africa

Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation

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The Canadian government says its aid helps Africa to increase food security and stimulate economic growth. In his new book, Yves Engler argues that this is largely public relations spin.
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Jan 16, 2016

Challenges facing non-Syrian refugees

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Privately sponsored refugees from countries like Somalia and Eritrea can face a five-year wait before they're able to come to Canada. Even government-assisted refugees from Africa can wait 18 months.
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Jan 16, 2016

Need for homeless state of emergency in B.C.

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Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles all declared states of emergency last year, allowing them better access to funding to tackle the homeless crisis. Vancouver and Victoria should do the same.
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Jan 13, 2016
Seeds

Seeds: Percy Schmeiser vs. Monsanto

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Annabel Soutar is a playwright who brings a journalistic awareness to her theatre production, with the dialogue taken verbatim from interviews and news stories. Her latest play is Seeds.

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