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The 180 - The case for the majestic beaverMay 7, 2015 | 3:02The 180 The case for the majestic beaver Audio
The 180 The case for the majestic beaver May 7, 2015 | 3:02They may topple your favourite tree or flood your property with their dams, but that is what makes beavers awesome,Michael Runtz. The biologist says it's time for the beaver to take its rightful place in the pantheon of the world's most majestic animals
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 - OPINION: Embracing an Ecomodernist ManifestoApr 30, 2015 | 9:37The 180 OPINION: Embracing an Ecomodernist Manifesto Audio
The 180 OPINION: Embracing an Ecomodernist Manifesto Apr 30, 2015 | 9:37A group of academics, activists and campaigners in the fields of physics, economics, sustainable development, climate science, and policy have a new manifesto that says human prosperity and environmental destruction don't have to go together any longer.
The 180 - An animal lover's 180 on animal testingApr 30, 2015 | 11:40The 180 An animal lover's 180 on animal testing Audio
The 180 An animal lover's 180 on animal testing Apr 30, 2015 | 11:40Teva Harrison has cancer, and it has changed her life in a lot of ways. Her latest cartoon for The Walrus explores how the diagnosis changed her perspective on animal medical experiments.
The 180 - Political reversals not always easy, even for the winnersMay 7, 2015 | 8:32The 180 Political reversals not always easy, even for the winners Audio
The 180 Political reversals not always easy, even for the winners May 7, 2015 | 8:32The Alberta election resulted in the PC's losing power in that province after 44 years as government. Zanana Akande is a former NDP MLA who won in a similar reversal in Ontario. She warns that there may not be much of a honeymoon for the new government.
The 180 - Kira Leeb of The Canadian Institute for Health Information on rural hospitalsMay 13, 2015 | 1:53The 180 Kira Leeb of The Canadian Institute for Health Information on rural hospitals Audio
The 180 Kira Leeb of The Canadian Institute for Health Information on rural hospitals May 13, 2015 | 1:53When a guest said Canadians have an emotional attachment to rural hospitals that doesn't reflect the "terrible" care given to patients, our audience members reacted. We get some stats from Kira Leeb of the Canadian Institute for Health Information.
The 180 - Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're droppingDec 12, 2014 | 8:31The 180 Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're dropping Audio
The 180 Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're dropping Dec 12, 2014 | 8:31Statistics Canada the murder rate is the lowest it's been since 1966. However, an Ipsos-Reid poll show only a minority of Canadians feel homicide rates are going down, and a third believe it's actually rising.
The 180 - Ethics and animal testing: PETA's responseMay 7, 2015 | 8:31The 180 Ethics and animal testing: PETA's response Audio
The 180 Ethics and animal testing: PETA's response May 7, 2015 | 8:31Alka Chandna, the Senior Laboratory Oversight Specialist for People for the Ethical treatment of Animals, says it is categorically not okay to use animals in medical testing labs.
The 180 - Why recycling glass doesn't make you greenFeb 27, 2015 | 7:13The 180 Why recycling glass doesn't make you green Audio
The 180 Why recycling glass doesn't make you green Feb 27, 2015 | 7:13Recycling advocate Helen Spiegelman looks at the economics of glass recycling, and comes to a solution that may not be as green as you'd think.
The 180 - Does Canada need a public perfume policy?Apr 9, 2015 | 2:34The 180 Does Canada need a public perfume policy? Audio
The 180 Does Canada need a public perfume policy? Apr 9, 2015 | 2:34Canadians are free to wear whatever perfumes, body sprays, deodorants, talcs and spritzes they want, almost anywhere. Agnes Cadieux says that as a public policy, that stinks.
The 180 - What good are fixed election laws?Apr 9, 2015 | 10:12The 180 What good are fixed election laws? Audio
The 180 What good are fixed election laws? Apr 9, 2015 | 10:12Two provinces announced they will ignore their fixed election dates, and a third decided not to implement new fixed election legislation, so we ask political scientist Lori Turnbull what value these laws have in Canadian democracy.
The 180 - April 12th - Political perks, GMO labels, Minumum wageApr 10, 2015 | 54:00The 180 April 12th - Political perks, GMO labels, Minumum wage Audio
The 180 April 12th - Political perks, GMO labels, Minumum wage Apr 10, 2015 | 54:00In this episode we hear the argument that political perks can be well worth the cost to the public purse; an economist makes the case that the minimum wage should be different for different people; and a science journal goes on record saying GMO's should
The 180 - Democracy? There's an app for that.Apr 16, 2015 | 6:29The 180 Democracy? There's an app for that. Audio
The 180 Democracy? There's an app for that. Apr 16, 2015 | 6:29Jon O'Connor has created the Democracy App. It allows constituents to have direct input on how they would like their elected representatives to vote on issues in city hall, the legislature or in parliament.
The 180 - Controversy over 'poor doors'May 7, 2015 | 5:34The 180 Controversy over 'poor doors' Audio
The 180 Controversy over 'poor doors' May 7, 2015 | 5:34Critics object to some housing developments, which have separate entrances for social housing clients, dubbed "poor doors." Michael Faithful says separate entrances don't hurt, they help.
The 180 - Fear "threat inflation" more than threat of terrorFeb 1, 2015 | 5:25The 180 Fear "threat inflation" more than threat of terror Audio
The 180 Fear "threat inflation" more than threat of terror Feb 1, 2015 | 5:25Paul Robinson, of University of Ottawa's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, gives an assessment of the risks of terrorism in Canada. He tells us that in Canada, the greatest danger is not terrorism, but self-inflicted "threat inflation."

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