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What should Canada's Parliament be debating (if it weren't about to be prorogued) this Fall?

We're convening a Rogue Parliament, to help us fill the void from our about-to-be-prorogued one. In our first session this week, we've asked three outspoken retired Members of Parliament to debate one topic our r

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The 180 Americans love their constitution. Do Canadians love theirs? Jul 31, 2015 | 10:07The American Constitution is so revered it's used as a dramatic device in Hollywood movies, and many of us can cite it-- ever asked to "plead the 5th"? So why don't Canadians cling as strongly to our own Constitution? We investigate.
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The 180 Your opinion on expat voting rights Jul 31, 2015 | 8:11Last week, we heard two perspectives on whether expatriate Canadians should be allowed to vote. This week, we hear your reaction.
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The 180 Conformity, the Constitution, and hashtagging to donate organs Jul 31, 2015 | 54:00This week on The 180: we learn that conformity may save us all, we ask why Americans love their constitution more than Canadians love ours, and a transplant recipient who says using hashtags could lead to more organ donation.
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The 180 BETTER IDEA: House Arrest Jul 31, 2015 | 5:46St. John's lawyer Erin Breen says more offenders should be serving sentences at home, instead of in jail.
The 180 - Hashtags for organ donationJul 31, 2015 | 4:39The 180 Hashtags for organ donation Audio
The 180 Hashtags for organ donation Jul 31, 2015 | 4:39We give organ donation advocate and heart transplant recipient Simon Keith 180 seconds to explain how declaring your wish to be a donor on social media could increase donation rates.
The 180 - Forget individuality - it's smarter to conformJul 30, 2015 | 7:02The 180 Forget individuality - it's smarter to conform Audio
The 180 Forget individuality - it's smarter to conform Jul 30, 2015 | 7:02Follow your own path, march to the beat of your own drum, go your own way... We've all heard the advice to be an individual. But this week, we hear from someone who says following the pack is the way to go - and he has the research to back it up.
The 180 - DEBATE: Is access to high speed internet a right?Jul 24, 2015 | 14:33The 180 DEBATE: Is access to high speed internet a right? Audio
The 180 DEBATE: Is access to high speed internet a right? Jul 24, 2015 | 14:33Do Canadians have a right to high speed internet? The CRTC is currently trying to decide what constitutes "basic communications service," and some advocacy groups say fast broadband fits in that definition. We convene a 180 debate.
The 180 - Should long-term expats get the vote?Jul 24, 2015 | 12:33The 180 Should long-term expats get the vote? Audio
The 180 Should long-term expats get the vote? Jul 24, 2015 | 12:33This week, an Ontario Court upheld the law that says Canadians who have lived abroad for more than 5 years, cannot vote. We get two perspectives on the issue.
The 180 - The relationship between NAFTA and Canadian waterJul 24, 2015 | 8:34The 180 The relationship between NAFTA and Canadian water Audio
The 180 The relationship between NAFTA and Canadian water Jul 24, 2015 | 8:34Last week, we heard concerns about how much B.C. will charge companies to access water. But one former politician said charging more could put the province in conflict with NAFTA. This week we get the legal perspective.
The 180 - NAFTA and water, partisanship in government, and should expats be allowed to vote?Jul 24, 2015 | 54:00The 180 NAFTA and water, partisanship in government, and should expats be allowed to vote? Audio
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The 180 - Can a politician be too partisan?Jul 24, 2015 | 9:44The 180 Can a politician be too partisan? Audio
The 180 Can a politician be too partisan? Jul 24, 2015 | 9:44Writer JJ McCullough says, aside from the media, everyone views politicians as partisan all the time, so the fuss over Pierre Poilievre's shirt is misplaced.
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The 180 - BC man wants the right to have his corpse frozenJul 17, 2015 | 5:36The 180 BC man wants the right to have his corpse frozen Audio
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The 180 An economist's advice to politicians campaigning on budgets Jul 17, 2015 | 6:52Economist Mike Moffatt argues this coming election campaign is no time for governments to avoid deficits.
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The 180 Cryonics, Flirting, Selling Water, Campaigning on Surplus Jul 17, 2015 | 54:00On this week's episode, we ask if the B.C. government should charge companies for water, a lawyer says Canadians should be allowed to freeze their corpses, and an argument for the revival of the lost art of flirting.

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