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Should Canada's prostitution laws be struck down?

A case heading to the Supreme Court will examine whether it's time to strike down some of the laws about prostitution in Canada. We'll hear from two people with strong opinions about what we should do to ensure the safety of sex trade workers.

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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 - Could 'civilianizing' parts of police work, keep rising costs under control?Sep 26, 2014 | 7:38The 180 Could 'civilianizing' parts of police work, keep rising costs under control? Audio
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The 180 - School dress codes, Alberta climate change efforts, Military alumniDec 5, 2014 | 54:00The 180 School dress codes, Alberta climate change efforts, Military alumni Audio
The 180 School dress codes, Alberta climate change efforts, Military alumni Dec 5, 2014 | 54:00On this episode: a case for calling veterans "military alumni" instead, both sides of the dress code debate, and an interview with the environment minister of Alberta on his trip to the UN climate change conference in Peru.

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