The 180 | May 14, 2013 | 51:48

Canadian History Face-off || Beer League without Beer || B.C. Election

A debate over what kind of Canadian history the government should tell. The BC Election from an Alberta perspective and an arena operator clamps down on beer in the dressing room.

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The 180 - Carbon Mitigation || Whale Politics || Tuition Debt LoadApr 25, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Carbon Mitigation || Whale Politics || Tuition Debt Load Audio
The 180 Carbon Mitigation || Whale Politics || Tuition Debt Load Apr 25, 2014 | 54:00Jim's guests discuss carbon mitigation, the politics of science-based policy, the debt load of Canadian students, and hear the case for parking-free condos.
The 180 - "Social License" || Pet Rats || Un-schooling || IPCC RecommendationsApr 18, 2014 | 54:00The 180 "Social License" || Pet Rats || Un-schooling || IPCC Recommendations Audio
The 180 "Social License" || Pet Rats || Un-schooling || IPCC Recommendations Apr 18, 2014 | 54:00In this episode Jim and his guests discuss the term"social license" and how it's being applied, we hear the case for overturning a ban on pet rats in Alberta, and we get an economist's take on whether Canada can implement a drastic cut to carbon emissions
The 180 - Keeping Whales in Captivity || Protest Rights || Stiffer Penalties for Distracted Driving?Apr 11, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Keeping Whales in Captivity || Protest Rights || Stiffer Penalties for Distracted Driving? Audio
The 180 Keeping Whales in Captivity || Protest Rights || Stiffer Penalties for Distracted Driving? Apr 11, 2014 | 54:00In this episode Jim's guests debate keeping whales in captivity, they talk about preparing for protests, and they make the case for putting distracted drivers in jail.
The 180 - Carbon Bubble || Kitimat Campaigns || Free Prescriptions || Polite PoliticiansApr 4, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Carbon Bubble || Kitimat Campaigns || Free Prescriptions || Polite Politicians Audio
The 180 Carbon Bubble || Kitimat Campaigns || Free Prescriptions || Polite Politicians Apr 4, 2014 | 54:00Jim's guests explain why Alberta's oil patch is particularly vulnerable to the risks of the carbon bubble, they discuss polite behaviour in politics, and they make the case for free prescription drugs, and for oil companies campaigning for public support.
The 180 - Energy East || Cursive Writing Debate || Vaccinations Redux || The Case for WheatMar 28, 2014 | 54:06The 180 Energy East || Cursive Writing Debate || Vaccinations Redux || The Case for Wheat Audio
The 180 Energy East || Cursive Writing Debate || Vaccinations Redux || The Case for Wheat Mar 28, 2014 | 54:06In this episode, Jim's guests debate whether cursive writing should still be taught in school, defend the nutritional value of grains, discuss the domestic impacts of Energy East, and make the counter argument to a call for mandatory vaccinations.
The 180 - Mandatory Vaccinations || Pipeline Politics || Call for Cell Phone EtiquetteMar 21, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Mandatory Vaccinations || Pipeline Politics || Call for Cell Phone Etiquette Audio
The 180 Mandatory Vaccinations || Pipeline Politics || Call for Cell Phone Etiquette Mar 21, 2014 | 54:00Jim's guests discuss whether measles vaccinations should be made mandatory, they examine the possible affects of two high-profile political resignations on Canada's energy industry, and a suggestion for cell phone peace in restaurants and eateries.
The 180 - Montreal City-State || Temporary Foreign Workers Program || E-cigarettesMar 14, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Montreal City-State || Temporary Foreign Workers Program || E-cigarettes Audio
The 180 Montreal City-State || Temporary Foreign Workers Program || E-cigarettes Mar 14, 2014 | 54:00On this episode, Jim's guests debate the impact of the Temporary Foreign Workers Program on the availability of jobs for Canadians, discuss whether e-cigarettes should be allowed in Canada, and make the case for an independent city-state of Montreal.
The 180 - Bilingual Tickets || Canadian Mining Interests || Wild HorsesFeb 28, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Bilingual Tickets || Canadian Mining Interests || Wild Horses Audio
The 180 Bilingual Tickets || Canadian Mining Interests || Wild Horses Feb 28, 2014 | 54:00On this episode Jim's guests discuss language rights, they explore Canada's reputation in the mining sector and propose a novel way to keep the wild horse population in check.
The 180 - Crack Pipe Vending Machine || First Nations Olympic HockeyFeb 21, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Crack Pipe Vending Machine || First Nations Olympic Hockey Audio
The 180 Crack Pipe Vending Machine || First Nations Olympic Hockey Feb 21, 2014 | 54:00Debates on harm reduction programs as a way to fight addiction, whether Canada's First Nations should send their own hockey team to the Olympic Winter Games, and arguments for and against coal power.
The 180 - Auto Industry Money || Citizenship Tests || Prostitution Laws || Taxi DeregulationFeb 14, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Auto Industry Money || Citizenship Tests || Prostitution Laws || Taxi Deregulation Audio
The 180 Auto Industry Money || Citizenship Tests || Prostitution Laws || Taxi Deregulation Feb 14, 2014 | 54:00Jim's guests debate whether provinces should prosecute anyone using laws the Supreme Court has said are unconstitutional, whether Canadian citizenship testing should be more stringent, and whether money for Canada's auto industry is a good investment.
The 180 - Should governments be investing in the auto industry?Feb 13, 2014 | 15:56The 180 Should governments be investing in the auto industry? Audio
The 180 Should governments be investing in the auto industry? Feb 13, 2014 | 15:56The federal budget contains a $500 million "automotive innovation fund." Critics say Big Auto doesn't have a good track record of creating sustainable jobs or economic growth with tax money. Industry Minister makes the case for the investment.
The 180 - Own the Podium and the Order of Canada || N.E.B.'s Pipeline Panelists || Two-tier HealthcareFeb 7, 2014 | 54:04The 180 Own the Podium and the Order of Canada || N.E.B.'s Pipeline Panelists || Two-tier Healthcare Audio
The 180 Own the Podium and the Order of Canada || N.E.B.'s Pipeline Panelists || Two-tier Healthcare Feb 7, 2014 | 54:04Jim's guests discuss whether gold medals, or for that matter The Order of Canada, are good ways to measure success. They debate whether a two-tiered health system would eliminate wait lists, and what it's like to weigh public input into pipeline projects.
The 180 - Senate Surprise || Wind Power Debate || Christian Law School DegreeJan 31, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Senate Surprise || Wind Power Debate || Christian Law School Degree Audio
The 180 Senate Surprise || Wind Power Debate || Christian Law School Degree Jan 31, 2014 | 54:00Whether law students graduating from a Christian university with a strict code of conduct should be called to the bar. As well, they debate whether Canada should invest in wind power, and Justin Trudeau's surprise move to shake up the senate.
The 180 - National Energy Board Speakers List || Pay for Surgery || "Right to Work"Jan 24, 2014 | 54:00The 180 National Energy Board Speakers List || Pay for Surgery || "Right to Work" Audio
The 180 National Energy Board Speakers List || Pay for Surgery || "Right to Work" Jan 24, 2014 | 54:00Jim's guests discuss changes to the speakers lists at National energy Board hearings, a new program for Calgarians to get surgery in the Turks and Caicos, and controversial legislation that the opposition in Ontario says it will implement if elected.
The 180 - Bike Licenses || First Nations and the Oil Sands || Sunshine Lists || Animal WelfareJan 17, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Bike Licenses || First Nations and the Oil Sands || Sunshine Lists || Animal Welfare Audio
The 180 Bike Licenses || First Nations and the Oil Sands || Sunshine Lists || Animal Welfare Jan 17, 2014 | 54:00The intricacies of animal welfare, a proposal to license bicycles, and the efficacy of "sunshine lists," as well as an upcoming conference meant to help First Nations partner with oil sands developers.

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