The 180 | May 17, 2013 | 50:58

Abolishing the Senate || First Nations want Green Peace out of Arctic || Social Impact Bonds

Does Canada need the senate anymore: a 180 Faceoff. An Inuit leader who says Greenpeace should stay out of First Nations business in the Arctic. And a plan to make a profit from solving social problems.

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