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You know when you buy or sell a car in the online classifieds the phrase to remember is "caveat emptor." It's a wild frontier online, with plenty of scammers and cons looking for prey. But we meet two Calgary men who threw caution to the wind. Along the w

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The 180 - Distracted walking tickets, The North Pole, City mottosDec 19, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Distracted walking tickets, The North Pole, City mottos Audio
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The 180 - What happens to Canada's nuclear waste?Nov 28, 2014 | 6:47The 180 What happens to Canada's nuclear waste? Audio
The 180 What happens to Canada's nuclear waste? Nov 28, 2014 | 6:47On our last program we had a conversation that compared wind and nuclear as sustainable sources of energy. But there was something that many of our listeners thought was missing from that conversation.So we made some calls on the subject of nuclear waste.
The 180 - Should schools enforce dress codes?Dec 4, 2014 | 14:14The 180 Should schools enforce dress codes? Audio
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The 180 - The 180's Holiday Food Fight SpecialDec 27, 2014 | 54:00The 180 The 180's Holiday Food Fight Special Audio
The 180 The 180's Holiday Food Fight Special Dec 27, 2014 | 54:00On this episode, we revisit some of the hot topics from our Food Fight series, and discuss the issues raised with Tim Caulfield and Jennifer Cockrall-King.
The 180 - Canada's first female PM, Kim Campbell, says we need gender parity in ParliamentOct 16, 2014 | 6:01The 180 Canada's first female PM, Kim Campbell, says we need gender parity in Parliament Audio
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The 180 - How Conrad Black's time in jail changed how he thinks about Canadian democracyNov 28, 2014 | 16:47The 180 How Conrad Black's time in jail changed how he thinks about Canadian democracy Audio
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The 180 - Positive Campaigns || Percentage Grading Debate || Psychedelic ScienceApr 19, 2013 | 53:00The 180 Positive Campaigns || Percentage Grading Debate || Psychedelic Science Audio
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The 180 Is it time to write off cursive writing? Mar 28, 2014 | 13:21Recent school decisions have people debating the merits of cursive writing. We ask: in this age of texting and keyboarding, is it really necessary to know how to read and write cursive script? What say you?

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