Feb 6, 2015 | 3:18The 180 Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt? Audio
The 180 Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt? Feb 6, 2015 | 3:18A new petition seeks to exempt feminine hygiene products like tampons, and menstrual pads from the Goods and Services Tax. The petition's originator is Toronto resident Jill Piebiak, who says that the tax is unfair as it applies to females and not males.
Feb 6, 2014 | 7:51The 180 Why do banks charge ATM fees? Audio
The 180 Why do banks charge ATM fees? Feb 6, 2014 | 7:51This week the federal NDP called for a cap on the fees that banks charge for the use of ATMs. They claim the banks are gouging consumers. But Maura Drew-Lytle of the Canadian Bankers Association says those fees are just the price of convenience.
Apr 9, 2015 | 7:37The 180 An argument against labelling GMO foods Audio
The 180 An argument against labelling GMO foods Apr 9, 2015 | 7:37The approval of the "Arctic Apple" for the Canadian market rekindled a debate about whether GMO's should be labelled. In this episode we hear from Fred Guterl,of Scientific American, about why his journal is against mandatory labebeling for GMOs's.
May 7, 2015 | 3:34The 180 OPINION: Duffy trial is very trying indeed Audio
The 180 OPINION: Duffy trial is very trying indeed May 7, 2015 | 3:34The trial of suspended Senator Mike Duffy was supposed to be a salacious affair, filled with revealing details of political machinations at the highest levels. Instead, Nick Kohler says it has reporters and jurists in the courtroom nodding off.