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The 180 - Lowering the voting ageJun 25, 2015 | 6:31The 180 Lowering the voting age Audio
The 180 Lowering the voting age Jun 25, 2015 | 6:31Scotland recently lowered its voting age to 16. It's not the only jurisdiction to put more trust in the hands of teenagers: Lethbridge, Alberta wants to do the same. We speak with city councillor Jeffrey Coffman to find out why.
The 180 - Should all students learn First Nations languages?Jun 25, 2015 | 2:45The 180 Should all students learn First Nations languages? Audio
The 180 Should all students learn First Nations languages? Jun 25, 2015 | 2:45Previously on The 180, we heard arguments that Canadian students should learn more than one additional language. This week we hear about a B.C. school district where all primary students will learn a local First Nations language, starting in the fall.
The 180 - Keeping whales in captivity serves the greater goodJun 25, 2015 | 10:34The 180 Keeping whales in captivity serves the greater good Audio
The 180 Keeping whales in captivity serves the greater good Jun 25, 2015 | 10:34A recent bill from Senator Wilfred Moore aims to end the captivity of whales and dolphins - a practice he calls unethical. John Nightingale of the Vancouver Aquarium will do more harm than good to the whales and dolphins.
The 180 - Should we say farewell to first-past-the-post?Jun 19, 2015 | 12:17The 180 Should we say farewell to first-past-the-post? Audio
The 180 Should we say farewell to first-past-the-post? Jun 19, 2015 | 12:17Justin Trudeau says that if his party is elected, this will be the last parliament decided by first-past-the-post electoral system. Political scientists David Moscrop and Peter Loewen debate merits of our current system.
The 180 - Should market whistleblowers get a bounty?Jun 19, 2015 | 11:07The 180 Should market whistleblowers get a bounty? Audio
The 180 Should market whistleblowers get a bounty? Jun 19, 2015 | 11:07The Ontario Securities Commission is proposing a system of rewards or "bounties" for people who blow the whistle on wrongdoing in the securities markets. But is that the right idea? We hear from both sides of the argument.
The 180 - OPINION: When monuments go wrongJun 19, 2015 | 6:32The 180 OPINION: When monuments go wrong Audio
The 180 OPINION: When monuments go wrong Jun 19, 2015 | 6:32A giant statue is proposed for Cape Breton to honour Canadian soldiers who were buried abroad or were lost at sea. But art historian Joan Coutu says it's just more evidence that we're doing it all wrong when it comes to creating monuments in Canada.
The 180 - OPINION: Political correctness makes university education betterJun 19, 2015 | 7:59The 180 OPINION: Political correctness makes university education better Audio
The 180 OPINION: Political correctness makes university education better Jun 19, 2015 | 7:59Critics says universities are becoming way too politically correct, but Memorial University student Zaren Healey White says efforts to create understanding on campuses actually improve education in Canada.
The 180 - A debate over first-past-the-post, bounties for whistleblowers, and why we're doing monuments wrongJun 19, 2015 | 54:00The 180 A debate over first-past-the-post, bounties for whistleblowers, and why we're doing monuments wrong Audio
The 180 A debate over first-past-the-post, bounties for whistleblowers, and why we're doing monuments wrong Jun 19, 2015 | 54:00On this week's show: we host a debate over first-past-the-post, we hear the cases for and against offering bounties to whistleblowers, and we speak with an art professor who says Canada is going about monuments the wrong way.
The 180 - Opinion: It's time for a total ban on smokingJun 12, 2015 | 9:02The 180 Opinion: It's time for a total ban on smoking Audio
The 180 Opinion: It's time for a total ban on smoking Jun 12, 2015 | 9:02Postmedia columnist Jim Warren says that after years of incremental restrictions on tobacco products, it's time to lay down the law on smoking and ban tobacco completely
The 180 - Are leaders debates bad for democracy?Jun 12, 2015 | 7:57The 180 Are leaders debates bad for democracy? Audio
The 180 Are leaders debates bad for democracy? Jun 12, 2015 | 7:57Since at least 1968, Canadians have gotten used to the idea that every federal election campaign will feature at least two leaders debates. One in French, and one in English. Toronto political writer John Pepall says we should can the leaders debates.
The 180 - Renaming for ReconciliationJun 12, 2015 | 7:23The 180 Renaming for Reconciliation Audio
The 180 Renaming for Reconciliation Jun 12, 2015 | 7:23Michelle Robinson says not renaming colonial names for place could be part of the process of reconciliation between Canada and First Nations.
The 180 - Is it time to abolish the Senate?Jun 12, 2015 | 14:23The 180 Is it time to abolish the Senate? Audio
The 180 Is it time to abolish the Senate? Jun 12, 2015 | 14:23On this week's program, we have both sides on the question of Senate abolition. McGill University political scientist Antonia Maioni makes the case for doing away with the upper house, while Errol Mendes of Ottawa University says we should be looking at r
The 180 - OPINION: People are too mean to Social ConservativesJun 12, 2015 | 2:52The 180 OPINION: People are too mean to Social Conservatives Audio
The 180 OPINION: People are too mean to Social Conservatives Jun 12, 2015 | 2:52National Post columnist John Robson has always felt people are mean and dismissive toward Canada's social conservatives. And to Robson, media reaction to a recent leadership election in Ontario went too far.
The 180 - No Leaders Debates, Ban Smoking, Abolish the SenateJun 12, 2015 | 54:00The 180 No Leaders Debates, Ban Smoking, Abolish the Senate Audio
The 180 No Leaders Debates, Ban Smoking, Abolish the Senate Jun 12, 2015 | 54:00On this episode, a political writer argues leaders debates are bad for democracy, a former smoker argues for a total tobacco ban and we hear a debate on whether it's time to abolish the Senate.
The 180 - One senator's concerns about the Reform ActJun 7, 2015 | 5:54The 180 One senator's concerns about the Reform Act Audio
The 180 One senator's concerns about the Reform Act Jun 7, 2015 | 5:54The Reform Act made it through the House of Commons with overwhelming support, and its proponents would like the same to happen in the Senate. But Senator David Wells tells Jim Brown he's not convinced.

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