The 180 | Mar 1, 2013 | 53:04

Paying for Plasma || Alberta's P.S.T. Debate || Picketing the Pidgin Restaurant

The 180 is a show in development at CBC Radio. In this online pilot, host Jim Brown and guests discuss paying for plasma, a move to picket a restaurant called Pidgin which opened up in Vancouver's Downtown East Side, and whether Alberta should implement a sales tax.

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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
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 - CBC Host Bill Richardson's Winter RantApr 23, 2013 | 3:25The 180 CBC Host Bill Richardson's Winter Rant Audio
The 180 CBC Host Bill Richardson's Winter Rant Apr 23, 2013 | 3:25Long-time CBC host Bill Richardson recently moved back to Winnipeg from the west coast. He timed the move to catch the longest winter on record. He is not amused.
The 180 - Is the House of Commons ready for a petition about "Chemtrails?"Oct 25, 2013 | 10:02The 180 Is the House of Commons ready for a petition about "Chemtrails?" Audio
The 180 Is the House of Commons ready for a petition about "Chemtrails?" Oct 25, 2013 | 10:02A BC MP asked that the government respond to a petition demanding action over what some people call "chemtrails." Alex Atamanenko speaks to Jim about why this alternative theory, dismissed by mainstream science, deserves the House's attention.
The 180 - What does Janet Holder think of a possible toll on her pipeline?Nov 15, 2013 | 11:11The 180 What does Janet Holder think of a possible toll on her pipeline? Audio
The 180 What does Janet Holder think of a possible toll on her pipeline? Nov 15, 2013 | 11:11Janet Holder is the face of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project in B.C. The Executive Vice President of Western Access for Enbridge sat down with Jim to talk about the implications of the new "framework agreement" between British Columbia and Al
The 180 - Do we need Genetically Modified Crops?Nov 21, 2013 | 16:17The 180 Do we need Genetically Modified Crops? Audio
The 180 Do we need Genetically Modified Crops? Nov 21, 2013 | 16:17There are a series of town halls across the west concerned with GM foods, so we wanted to know "Do we need GM crops?" He put the question to Eric Darier of Greenpeace International, and Trish Jordan of Monsanto Canada.
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 - 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 - Do we need to go back to math basics?Mar 6, 2014 | 12:46The 180 Do we need to go back to math basics? Audio
The 180 Do we need to go back to math basics? Mar 6, 2014 | 12:46A new style of math is sweeping the nation. Instead of rote memorization, students are encouraged to find their own strategies to solve math problems. But which way is better?
The 180 - B.C. Piplines Possible Future || Worst Case Scenario Funds || Legalizing MarijuanaSep 20, 2013 | 54:00The 180 B.C. Piplines Possible Future || Worst Case Scenario Funds || Legalizing Marijuana Audio
The 180 B.C. Piplines Possible Future || Worst Case Scenario Funds || Legalizing Marijuana Sep 20, 2013 | 54:00Jim asks federal resources minister Joe Oliver what would happen if he doesn't get B.C.'s support for new pipelines, our rogue parliament debates legalizing marijuana, and why one energy company doesn't want to give its banking information to the NEB
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The 180 If there was a tax on pop would you drink less of it? Dec 5, 2013 | 11:32A new report calls into question whether taxing pop and other sugary drinks would actually cut down on rates of obesity. On this episode Jim speaks to the report's author, and to a doctor who says taxes are the way to go.
The 180 - Halifax Bronies meet-upMar 15, 2013 | 6:58The 180 Halifax Bronies meet-up Audio
The 180 Halifax Bronies meet-up Mar 15, 2013 | 6:58Contributor Jackie Torrens attends a meeting of the Halifax Bronies fan club. The young men gather for picnics, and to share their appreciation for the animated cartoon series "My Little Pony."
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The 180 Alberta Grizzly Hunt || Moonlighting Doctors || Halifax Bronies Mar 15, 2013 | 53:00On our March 15th episode, Jim Brown and his guests discuss re-opening the grizzly bear hunt in Alberta, why some family doctors say they need to moonlight to make ends meet, and how a cartoon for kids has sparked a whole new men's movement.
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The 180 Co-op members vote for free-range products Mar 22, 2013 | 11:43If the membership of a Calgary Co-op gets its way, the store will stock only free-range eggs and ethically farmed pork products. We speak with a hog framer, and hear from a lapsed ethical shopper.

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