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The 180 - Why can he be a Knight, and she can be Dame...but you can't?Oct 10, 2014 | 8:20The 180 Why can he be a Knight, and she can be Dame...but you can't? Audio
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The 180 - Organic foods, Canada's military role in Iraq, Free trade nationOct 10, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Organic foods, Canada's military role in Iraq, Free trade nation Audio
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The 180 - Can Question Period be fixed?Oct 3, 2014 | 11:34The 180 Can Question Period be fixed? Audio
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The 180 - Carbon Capture and Storage: Industry's TakeOct 3, 2014 | 5:25The 180 Carbon Capture and Storage: Industry's Take Audio
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The 180 - When political fundraising letters sound like moviesOct 3, 2014 | 3:52The 180 When political fundraising letters sound like movies Audio
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The 180 - Carbon capture, Question period, Sugar taxOct 3, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Carbon capture, Question period, Sugar tax Audio
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The 180 Three signs you might be a CCSS Oct 2, 2014 | 1:53As Saskatchewan brings its new Carbon Capture and Storage System on line at the Boundary Dam Power Station, we bring you this light-hearted PSA to help you identify the three signs of being a CCSS.
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The 180 Pressure to eat together, Civilianizing police work; Revoking citizenship Sep 26, 2014 | 54:00On this episode Jim's guests debate whether Canada needs universal daycare, they discuss Bill C-24's impact on citizenship, and civilianizing police work. Our Food Fight topic is a discussion the pressures on working mothers to cook sit down meals.

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