The 180 | Mar 21, 2014 | 54:00

Mandatory Vaccinations || Pipeline Politics || Call for Cell Phone Etiquette

Jim'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.

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The 180 - Pit bull ban reversed, An end to fighting in hockey, Scientists speak out about not speaking outNov 14, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Pit bull ban reversed, An end to fighting in hockey, Scientists speak out about not speaking out Audio
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The 180 The City of Sherbrooke does a 180 on its pit bull ban Nov 13, 2014 | 3:14Pit bulls will soon be legal again, in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Nearly twenty years ago, the city banned pit bulls, a catch-all term for four breeds of terrier.
The 180 - Diversity in civic politics, Voice-overs by candidates, Corporate sponsorship in schoolsNov 7, 2014 | 53:22The 180 Diversity in civic politics, Voice-overs by candidates, Corporate sponsorship in schools Audio
The 180 Diversity in civic politics, Voice-overs by candidates, Corporate sponsorship in schools Nov 7, 2014 | 53:22In this episode, Jim's guests discuss whether candidates should have to voice their own ads, whether schools should accept corporate funding, and how to make sure civic politics better represents the cultural diversity of our cities.
The 180 - White poppy campaign, The semi-circle parliament, Defining "terrorism"Oct 31, 2014 | 54:00The 180 White poppy campaign, The semi-circle parliament, Defining "terrorism" Audio
The 180 White poppy campaign, The semi-circle parliament, Defining "terrorism" Oct 31, 2014 | 54:00In this episode Jim's guests debate the use of the word terrorism to describe recent attacks on Canadian military personnel, discuss a Democracy Hack from Iceland, and make the case for wearing the white poppy and the red.
The 180 - Democracy Hacks #2; Gender quotas in the workplace; Checkout charity fundraisersOct 24, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Democracy Hacks #2; Gender quotas in the workplace; Checkout charity fundraisers Audio
The 180 Democracy Hacks #2; Gender quotas in the workplace; Checkout charity fundraisers Oct 24, 2014 | 54:00In this episode Jim's guests discuss another suggestion to fix democracy, debate whether gender quotas are needed in Canadian workplaces, and vent about checkout charity fundraisers.
The 180 - Gender parity in politics, United Church moderator on assisted suicide, New N.E.B. chairOct 17, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Gender parity in politics, United Church moderator on assisted suicide, New N.E.B. chair Audio
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The 180 - Organic foods, Canada's military role in Iraq, Free trade nationOct 10, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Organic foods, Canada's military role in Iraq, Free trade nation Audio
The 180 Organic foods, Canada's military role in Iraq, Free trade nation Oct 10, 2014 | 54:00On this episode Jim's guests debate the role of Canada's military role in Iraq, discuss the value versus the costs of organic produce, and make the case for removing all tariffs and trade barriers.
The 180 - Carbon capture, Question period, Sugar taxOct 3, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Carbon capture, Question period, Sugar tax Audio
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The 180 Pressure to eat together, Civilianizing police work; Revoking citizenship Sep 26, 2014 | 54:00On this episode Jim's guests debate whether Canada needs universal daycare, they discuss Bill C-24's impact on citizenship, and civilianizing police work. Our Food Fight topic is a discussion the pressures on working mothers to cook sit down meals.
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The 180 Canada China FIPA, "Sorta" separatists, Incentive pay for teachers, Ethics of hunting Sep 19, 2014 | 54:00Perspectives on the ethics of hunting animals for meat, and on the newly-ratified China-Canada FIPA. The show also features an argument in favour of performance incentives for teachers ,and a look at three of Canada's "sorta" separatist movements.
The 180 - Small and local farming, Mandatory voting, Northern oil routeSep 12, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Small and local farming, Mandatory voting, Northern oil route Audio
The 180 Small and local farming, Mandatory voting, Northern oil route Sep 12, 2014 | 54:00On this episode, Jim's guest make the case for small, local farms, mandatory voting, and an Arctic route for Alberta oil.
The 180 - Farmers markets vs. intensive agriculture; Charitable status; Premiers and portraitsSep 7, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Farmers markets vs. intensive agriculture; Charitable status; Premiers and portraits Audio
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The 180 Northern Gateway Decision || Road Tolls Debate || Defending Two-tier Healthcare Jun 20, 2014 | 54:00We wrap our "All Roads Lead to Kitimat" series with extended reaction to the federal government's approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal. Jim's guests also discuss the merits of road pricing, and defend a two-tiered health care system.

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