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The 180 - DEBATE: Should floor crossings trigger byelections?Feb 13, 2015 | 11:22The 180 DEBATE: Should floor crossings trigger byelections? Audio
The 180 DEBATE: Should floor crossings trigger byelections? Feb 13, 2015 | 11:22Eve Adams's defection to the Liberal Party has raised some hackles. In the spirit of The 180's "Democracy Hacks" series, we debate whether floor-crossers should run again. NDP MP Don Davies says "yes", Green Leader Elizabeth May says "no."
The 180 - Byelections for floor crossers, a surprising look at assisted suicide, and new faces on Canadian moneyFeb 13, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Byelections for floor crossers, a surprising look at assisted suicide, and new faces on Canadian money Audio
The 180 Byelections for floor crossers, a surprising look at assisted suicide, and new faces on Canadian money Feb 13, 2015 | 54:00In this episode: a debate on whether floor crossings should trigger byelections, why the assisted suicide ruling could strengthen the case for two-tiered health care, and a quest to take politicians off our money, in favour of famous Canadian artists.
The 180 - A way to help Canadians love winterFeb 12, 2015 | 3:31The 180 A way to help Canadians love winter Audio
The 180 A way to help Canadians love winter Feb 12, 2015 | 3:31Would you appreciate winter more if you could skate down city streets? Matt Gibbs has a plan to make it happen, at least in Edmonton.
The 180 - When it comes to oil information, who do you trust?Feb 12, 2015 | 8:40The 180 When it comes to oil information, who do you trust? Audio
The 180 When it comes to oil information, who do you trust? Feb 12, 2015 | 8:40A new survey points to a lack of trust among Canadians when it comes to getting news about the oil and gas industry. Max Fawcett, the editor of Alberta Oil, crunches the numbers, and comes up with a few theories about why.
The 180 - What assisted suicide and two-tier health care have in commonFeb 12, 2015 | 8:41The 180 What assisted suicide and two-tier health care have in common Audio
The 180 What assisted suicide and two-tier health care have in common Feb 12, 2015 | 8:41Does the case for assisted suicide equal a case for private medicine? Marni Soupcoff of the Canadian Constitution Foundation thinks so. She says the recent Supreme Court decision sends signals that bode well for her group's upcoming health care case.
The 180 - Taking political faces off our moneyFeb 12, 2015 | 7:21The 180 Taking political faces off our money Audio
The 180 Taking political faces off our money Feb 12, 2015 | 7:21Are you sick of seeing Laurier and Macdonald on your money? Would Leonard or Munro make a difference? We speak to an historian who wants to change the face of Canadian money.
The 180 - Would a warning label stop you from fuelling up?Feb 6, 2015 | 5:29The 180 Would a warning label stop you from fuelling up? Audio
The 180 Would a warning label stop you from fuelling up? Feb 6, 2015 | 5:29A national environmental group wants municipalities to slap warning labels about climate change on the nozzles of gas pumps. But would it make a difference? We ask a marketing professor Kelley Main.
The 180 - A 180 on blood donation policyFeb 6, 2015 | 7:47The 180 A 180 on blood donation policy Audio
The 180 A 180 on blood donation policy Feb 6, 2015 | 7:47Chad Walters used to be so angry about the rule banning men who have sex with men from donating blood, that he wrote editorials calling it out. Now, he gives blood to a special research project, and wants other gay men to do the same.
The 180 - Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt?Feb 6, 2015 | 3:18The 180 Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt? Audio
The 180 Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt? Feb 6, 2015 | 3:18A petition seeks to exempt feminine hygiene products like tampons and menstrual pads from the Goods and Services tax. Jill Piebiack started the petition, and explains why.
The 180 - Tiny houses don't deserve big hypeFeb 6, 2015 | 3:40The 180 Tiny houses don't deserve big hype Audio
The 180 Tiny houses don't deserve big hype Feb 6, 2015 | 3:40As housing prices in major cities climb further out of reach of ordinary Canadians, the "tiny house" is being sold as an affordable solution for first-time home owners. But not everyone is buying in to the idea. Michael Stewart tells us why.
The 180 - Government wants to speak directly to the peopleFeb 6, 2015 | 8:28The 180 Government wants to speak directly to the people Audio
The 180 Government wants to speak directly to the people Feb 6, 2015 | 8:28The government is speaking directly to the people through ads and video blogs. Communications consultant Jason Lietaer, who has worked with the Conservative Party, rates the effectiveness of the strategy.
The 180 - Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt?Feb 6, 2015 | 3:18The 180 Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt? Audio
The 180 Should tampons and menstrual pads be GST exempt? Feb 6, 2015 | 3:18A new petition seeks to exempt feminine hygiene products like tampons, and menstrual pads from the Goods and Services Tax. The petition's originator is Toronto resident Jill Piebiak, who says that the tax is unfair as it applies to females and not males.
The 180 - The case for "total surveillance"Feb 6, 2015 | 9:23The 180 The case for "total surveillance" Audio
The 180 The case for "total surveillance" Feb 6, 2015 | 9:23While some argue the federal government's anti-terror surveillance goes too far and erodes our right to privacy, we'll hear from a professor who says more surveillance could actually be good for our health.
The 180 - Total surveillance, taxing tampons, Tiny house big sellFeb 6, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Total surveillance, taxing tampons, Tiny house big sell Audio
The 180 Total surveillance, taxing tampons, Tiny house big sell Feb 6, 2015 | 54:00In this episode: the case for a "total surveillance" state, an argument for making feminine hygiene products exempt from the GST, and why there's been such big hype about tiny houses.
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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