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 | 6:57The 180 No local blood clinic? No problem Audio
The 180 No local blood clinic? No problem May 7, 2015 | 6:57Canadian Blood Services is closing down a number of clinics. Many local residents object, saying they can no longer be served in their home communities. Andre Picard wrote a book on Canada's blood donation system. He says the closures are a good thing.
May 14, 2015 | 8:18The 180 Mapping a shortcoming in Canadian statistical data Audio
The 180 Mapping a shortcoming in Canadian statistical data May 14, 2015 | 8:18Mark Jarvis tried to put together an interactive map detailing the hardest places to live in Canada. The result was a picture of Canada with huge blank spots throughout. He says there are 3 things that need to change about the way Canada approaches stats.
May 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
May 13, 2015 | 4:47The 180 Speaking up for rural hospitals Audio
The 180 Speaking up for rural hospitals May 13, 2015 | 4:47When 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 strongly. We'll get one rural nurse's response