Jan 23, 2015 | 10:50The 180 Canada is in combat. But should we be? Audio
The 180 Canada is in combat. But should we be? Jan 23, 2015 | 10:50Canada is in combat. On that, our debaters agree. But should we be? Maclean's writer Michael Petrou, who has been to the front lines in Iraq, and former diplomat Peggy Mason, who heads the Rideau Institute, join Jim Brown to debate.
Jan 16, 2015 | 6:02The 180 No Smoking. Ever. Audio
The 180 No Smoking. Ever. Jan 16, 2015 | 6:02A group of British Columbians says it has "a better idea" to stop smoking in society: replace age limits for sales with a sliding "born after" date. This way, eventually no new smokers could buy cigarettes. We hear from spokesperson Art Van Pelt.
Jan 16, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Carbon taxes, Freedom of speech, Zero tuition Audio
The 180 Carbon taxes, Freedom of speech, Zero tuition Jan 16, 2015 | 54:00On this episode: we debate the value of carbon taxes as Ontario promises to adopt carbon pricing, a civil liberties campaigner dispels myths she's heard about free speech, and we hear the cases for and against free tuition for post-secondary education.
Jan 15, 2015 | 11:56The 180 Do carbon taxes work? Audio
The 180 Do carbon taxes work? Jan 15, 2015 | 11:56Ontario has promised to adopt a carbon pricing system to discourage its residents from buying and using carbon emitting fuels. We hear from two economists with differing views on whether and how carbon pricing works.