The 180 | Dec 6, 2013 | 54:00

Apology Politics || Declawing Cats || N.B. Premier goes to Alberta to talk about Oil

On this episode Jim's guests discuss the politics of apologies, debate whether a ban is needed on the practice of de-clawing house cats, and explore the risks and rewards of a new pipeline for the province of New Brunswick.

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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
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