Peter Driftmier

Podcast
Feb 22, 2012
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Vancouver housing activists form renters union

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Mayor Gregor Robertson created a Blue Ribbon Affordability Task Force. Housing activist Nathan Crompton says that what renters in the city need to do is form a union.
Podcast
Feb 22, 2012
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Seniors in housing complex fight rent hike

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When the Mount Pleasant Lions Club decided to raise the rents by 45% at a housing complex for low-income seniors, they probably didn't expect the tenants to fight back. But they did. And they won.
Podcast
Feb 17, 2011
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Open pit imperialism: British Columbia

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Redeye recorded a panel discussion addressing the role of Canadian mining companies around the world. The event was organized in response to a donation by Goldcorp to SFU.
Podcast
Feb 16, 2011

Students at U of T challenge administration

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150 members of the University of Toronto met in late January to form a new decision-making body. The general assembly is made up of students, faculty, campus workers and teaching support staff.
Podcast
Feb 13, 2011
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Imperialist Canada

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Redeye recorded Todd Gordon at the launch of his new book, Imperialist Canada. Gordon interweaves histories of indigenous dispossession in Canada with the actions of Canadian capital overseas.
Podcast
Feb 11, 2011
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Open pit imperialism: Guatemala

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Redeye recorded a panel discussion addressing the role of Canadian mining companies in Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond. The event was organized in response to a donation by Goldcorp to SFU.
Podcast
Nov 6, 2010
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Why Naheed Nenshi won in Calgary

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Calgary's new mayor used social media to communicate with voters and vowed to end divisive politics at City Hall. In return, he was voted in with the highest voter turnout in recent memory.

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