Lorraine Chisholm

Podcast
Dec 23, 2010
Redeye

How a millionaire got the working-class vote in Toronto

Redeye
Millionaires Rob Ford and Don Cherry painted themselves as blue-collar guys at Ford's inauguration in early December. Brian Topp says they are a lot smarter than progressives give them credit for.
Podcast
Jan 6, 2011

Stopping animal research at UBC

Redeye
UBC conducts extensive research on a variety of animals, including pigs, primates, cats and rabbits. Much of that research is funded by the public, through taxpayer dollars and student fees.
Podcast
Dec 18, 2010
Redeye

Get That Freak

Redeye
Despite the fact that same-sex marriage is legal in Canada, kids in high school who identify or are identified as queer experience constant harassment and bullying.
Podcast
Nov 11, 2010

Protests against Canadian involvement in Tibetan mine

Redeye
The Canada Tibet Committee was outside the shareholder's meeting for China Gold International Resources in Vancouver in October, bringing attention to the Canadian mining industry's role in Tibet.
Podcast
Nov 10, 2010
Redeye

Rob Ford and the rise of the municipal right

Redeye
On Oct. 25, Toronto residents elected Rob Ford as mayor in an election that saw a higher than usual voter turnout. He ran on a platform of cutting social spending and taxes.
Podcast
Nov 8, 2010

Wear a white poppy for peace

Redeye
In 1933 the Women's Cooperative Guild in the U.K. used a white poppy to remember all the casualities of war, not only the soldiers. Teresa Gagne is distributing white poppies in B.C.
Podcast
Nov 8, 2010

Fighting for green space in East Vancouver

Redeye
In the north-east corner of the city, there's a highly contested 182-acre piece of land that local residents are determined to convert to a community-oriented park.
Podcast
Nov 5, 2010

Inequality hurts us all

Redeye
A book by two British epidemiologists finds that whole societies, from top to bottom, are worse off if there's a wider gap between rich and poor.
Podcast
Oct 30, 2010

Celebrating community health centres

Redeye
The first community health centres were set up in the 1920s. Today there are over 300 across the country, mainly in Ontario and Quebec. Madeline Boscoe is executive director of REACH in Vancouver.

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