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The 180 - Why are some Canadian cities considering selling their streets?Jun 12, 2014 | 3:52The 180 Why are some Canadian cities considering selling their streets? Audio
The 180 Why are some Canadian cities considering selling their streets? Jun 12, 2014 | 3:52Halifax and Calgary are both considering proposals that would see them sell blocks of city streets to private developers. We'll hear from Calgary city councillor Druh Farrell on why she's in favour of the idea.
The 180 - What would change if Vancouver became a "sanctuary city?"Jun 12, 2014 | 7:49The 180 What would change if Vancouver became a "sanctuary city?" Audio
The 180 What would change if Vancouver became a "sanctuary city?" Jun 12, 2014 | 7:49In sanctuary cities, local officials do not report undocumented migrants unless they were suspected of committing a crime. We learn about a proposal to add Vancouver to the list of such cities in Canada.
The 180 - Should Canada join Australia in opposing America's carbon limits?Jun 12, 2014 | 12:30The 180 Should Canada join Australia in opposing America's carbon limits? Audio
The 180 Should Canada join Australia in opposing America's carbon limits? Jun 12, 2014 | 12:30This week, the Australian and Canadian Prime Ministers said they would take a stand against any climate change mitigation plan which threatened their national economies. We hear reaction from Australia.
The 180 - The Italian CampaignJun 6, 2014 | 3:24The 180 The Italian Campaign Audio
The 180 The Italian Campaign Jun 6, 2014 | 3:24In the weeks before D-Day, thousands of Canadian and Allied soldiers were busy fighting in Italy. After D-Day, the soldiers who fought in Italy were allegedly called "D-Day Dodgers", for not being part of the fighting in France.
The 180 - New Prostitution Bill || Scared Away from 
Active Play || Selling City Streets to DevelopersJun 6, 2014 | 54:00The 180 New Prostitution Bill || Scared Away from Active Play || Selling City Streets to Developers Audio
The 180 New Prostitution Bill || Scared Away from Active Play || Selling City Streets to Developers Jun 6, 2014 | 54:00On this episode Jim's guests debate the new prostitution bill, discuss whether parental fears have scared kids away from playgrounds and other outdoor play, and make the case for selling city streets to private developers.
The 180 - Why you should care about the Ontario election (even if you don't live there)Jun 5, 2014 | 7:26The 180 Why you should care about the Ontario election (even if you don't live there) Audio
The 180 Why you should care about the Ontario election (even if you don't live there) Jun 5, 2014 | 7:26Now that Ontario is no longer the economic engine that drives Canada, you might be tempted to tune out news about the vote coming up next week. On this week's show we hear a case for why you should care about the outcome of Ontario's election.
The 180 - Have we scared our kids into being overweight?Jun 5, 2014 | 11:33The 180 Have we scared our kids into being overweight? Audio
The 180 Have we scared our kids into being overweight? Jun 5, 2014 | 11:33The nation's children are gaining weight, and becoming less active. The Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Obesity says that parents' fears about protecting their kids from "everything" may be partly to blame.
The 180 - If we reject resource extraction how will we pay for all the "stuff" we want?Jun 5, 2014 | 9:57The 180 If we reject resource extraction how will we pay for all the "stuff" we want? Audio
The 180 If we reject resource extraction how will we pay for all the "stuff" we want? Jun 5, 2014 | 9:57Dan Miller is the former NDP premier of BC. He makes the case that Canadians need to appreciate the social benefits supported by resource projects like coal exports, and imagine all the things that would be lost without these industries.
The 180 - Will Canada's new prostitution laws protect "exploited persons?"Jun 5, 2014 | 14:54The 180 Will Canada's new prostitution laws protect "exploited persons?" Audio
The 180 Will Canada's new prostitution laws protect "exploited persons?" Jun 5, 2014 | 14:54The federal government has tabled its new prostitution legislation, dubbed "the protection of communities and exploited persons" act. We hear opposing perspectives from guests who have worked in the sex trade.
The 180 - ex-Liberal B.C. MLA on why the Cabinet might say "No" to Northern GatewayJun 4, 2014 | 7:20The 180 ex-Liberal B.C. MLA on why the Cabinet might say "No" to Northern Gateway Audio
The 180 ex-Liberal B.C. MLA on why the Cabinet might say "No" to Northern Gateway Jun 4, 2014 | 7:20Gordon Gibson is a former Liberal MLA from British Columbia, and now a Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute. In this interview he makes the case for why the federal government could say "No" to Northern Gateway.
The 180 - Voter Turnout || Supreme Court Judge Selection || First Nations EngagementMay 30, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Voter Turnout || Supreme Court Judge Selection || First Nations Engagement Audio
The 180 Voter Turnout || Supreme Court Judge Selection || First Nations Engagement May 30, 2014 | 54:00This week, Jim's guests tell us why low voter-turnout is good for democracy, why we need to change the way we choose Supreme Court judges, and Natural resources minister Greg Rickford, explains his plan for First Nations engagement in energy projects.
The 180 - Can low voter turnout be good for democracy?May 29, 2014 | 9:10The 180 Can low voter turnout be good for democracy? Audio
The 180 Can low voter turnout be good for democracy? May 29, 2014 | 9:10Conventional wisdom says if you want a healthy democracy, you should encourage everyone to vote. But political scientist David Moscrop says more traffic at the polls can actually hurt the democratic process.
The 180 - Does the men's equality movement need charity status?May 23, 2014 | 9:41The 180 Does the men's equality movement need charity status? Audio
The 180 Does the men's equality movement need charity status? May 23, 2014 | 9:41This week CAFE (The Canadian Association For Equality) sent out a press release saying it was the first men's issues group to be named a registered charity in Canada. Board member Adam McPhee says the group's new status will help men across the country.
The 180 - Is it time to put your faith in politicians?May 23, 2014 | 14:02The 180 Is it time to put your faith in politicians? Audio
The 180 Is it time to put your faith in politicians? May 23, 2014 | 14:02While the majority of Canadians polled think that political parties tend to be corrupt, public policy researcher Michael Atkinson says we need to learn to trust our public officials. He says our mistrust and suspicion is actually hurting democracy.
The 180 - Political Corruption || Men's Equality Charity || Climate Change and PipelinesMay 23, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Political Corruption || Men's Equality Charity || Climate Change and Pipelines Audio
The 180 Political Corruption || Men's Equality Charity || Climate Change and Pipelines May 23, 2014 | 54:00On this episode Jim's guests make the case for being more trusting of our politicians, they discuss men's issues advocacy, and they talk about whether the National Energy Board should consider climate change impacts when assessing new pipeline proposals.

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