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The federal government has changed the rules that allowed doctors to prescribe heroin as part of the treatment of people with long-term addictions. Our Rogue Parliament debates the issue this week, because the real parliament has been prorogued. Find out

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The 180 - NDP MP Don Davies on FIPASep 19, 2014 | 1:17The 180 NDP MP Don Davies on FIPA Audio
The 180 NDP MP Don Davies on FIPA Sep 19, 2014 | 1:17Don Davies is the NDP trade critic. He spoke to Jim Brown about his thoughts on the Canada China FIPA.
The 180 - Laura Dawson on the Canada China FIPASep 19, 2014 | 9:11The 180 Laura Dawson on the Canada China FIPA Audio
The 180 Laura Dawson on the Canada China FIPA Sep 19, 2014 | 9:11Laura Dawson is a consultant who advises businesses who wish to invest internationally. She says a read of the new FIPA would allay many people's fears about it.
The 180 - Canada China FIPA, "Sorta" separatists, Incentive pay for teachers, Ethics of huntingSep 19, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Canada China FIPA, "Sorta" separatists, Incentive pay for teachers, Ethics of hunting Audio
The 180 Canada China FIPA, "Sorta" separatists, Incentive pay for teachers, Ethics of hunting Sep 19, 2014 | 54:00Perspectives on the ethics of hunting animals for meat, and on the newly-ratified China-Canada FIPA. The show also features an argument in favour of performance incentives for teachers ,and a look at three of Canada's "sorta" separatist movements.
The 180 - Canada's "sorta" separatistsSep 18, 2014 | 3:37The 180 Canada's "sorta" separatists Audio
The 180 Canada's "sorta" separatists Sep 18, 2014 | 3:37The Scottish referendum has other regions yearning for independence, of one form or another. The 180 takes a look at three regions of Canada whose residents dream of different borders.
The 180 - A better idea for paying teachers?Sep 17, 2014 | 7:29The 180 A better idea for paying teachers? Audio
The 180 A better idea for paying teachers? Sep 17, 2014 | 7:29Most Canadian teachers get raises based on seniority and level of education. But teacher Sachin Maharaj says everyone would be better off if he and his colleagues were evaluated regularly, and got raises based on their performance. He tells Jim why.
The 180 - A philosopher makes the case for ethical huntingSep 17, 2014 | 15:54The 180 A philosopher makes the case for ethical hunting Audio
The 180 A philosopher makes the case for ethical hunting Sep 17, 2014 | 15:54Philosophy professor Nathan Kowalsky makes the case for hunting as part of a natural, ethical relationship with food and the environment.
The 180 - A vegan turned hunter describes his choiceSep 17, 2014 | 4:12The 180 A vegan turned hunter describes his choice Audio
The 180 A vegan turned hunter describes his choice Sep 17, 2014 | 4:12Tovar Cerulli was a vegan for ten years, and ate no animal products. Now he's made the choice to hunt for animals to eat as an ethical alternative. He speaks to Jim Brown about the decision.
The 180 - We ask an animal right lawyer: is it ever ethical to kill for food?Sep 17, 2014 | 14:41The 180 We ask an animal right lawyer: is it ever ethical to kill for food? Audio
The 180 We ask an animal right lawyer: is it ever ethical to kill for food? Sep 17, 2014 | 14:41Animal rights lawyer Lesli Bisgould argues that with few exceptions, there is no ethical basis for Canadians to kill for food.
The 180 - We should remember that the Franklin Expedition was a disasterSep 15, 2014 | 7:29The 180 We should remember that the Franklin Expedition was a disaster Audio
The 180 We should remember that the Franklin Expedition was a disaster Sep 15, 2014 | 7:29Adriana Craciun says Canadians are missing the big picture while celebrating the Franklin discovery. She tells Jim Brown it's important to remember the failures, even though history has tended to forget.
The 180 - Should voting be mandatory in Canada?Sep 12, 2014 | 5:39The 180 Should voting be mandatory in Canada? Audio
The 180 Should voting be mandatory in Canada? Sep 12, 2014 | 5:39The Liberal Party of Canada recently asked some of its members if voting should be mandatory. Robert Asselin thinks so. He's a political science professor and an advisor to Justin Trudeau.
The 180 - A Better Idea: send Alberta oil northSep 12, 2014 | 6:32The 180 A Better Idea: send Alberta oil north Audio
The 180 A Better Idea: send Alberta oil north Sep 12, 2014 | 6:32With opposition threatening the shipment of oil to the west, south, and east of Alberta, Scott Tiffin says it's time to look north. He tells Jim Brown why it a better, and a feasible, idea.
The 180 - Food Fight: Small, local, and organic is betterSep 12, 2014 | 7:11The 180 Food Fight: Small, local, and organic is better Audio
The 180 Food Fight: Small, local, and organic is better Sep 12, 2014 | 7:11Economist and agrologist Wendy Holm took issue with 180 guest Al Mussell, who said large-scale intensive farming is best. Wendy tells Jim Brown why she thinks Mussell is wrong.
The 180 - Food Fight: Farmers' markets fill a void in the marketplaceSep 12, 2014 | 2:33The 180 Food Fight: Farmers' markets fill a void in the marketplace Audio
The 180 Food Fight: Farmers' markets fill a void in the marketplace Sep 12, 2014 | 2:33Earlier in our Food Fight series, The 180 heard that people use farmers' markets for sentimental or moral reasons. But Ottawa farmer (and past farmers' market president) Robin Turner says it's more than that.
The 180 - Small and local farming, Mandatory voting, Northern oil routeSep 12, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Small and local farming, Mandatory voting, Northern oil route Audio
The 180 Small and local farming, Mandatory voting, Northern oil route Sep 12, 2014 | 54:00On this episode, Jim's guest make the case for small, local farms, mandatory voting, and an Arctic route for Alberta oil.
The 180 - We should remember that the Franklin Expedition was a disasterSep 12, 2014 | 7:29The 180 We should remember that the Franklin Expedition was a disaster Audio
The 180 We should remember that the Franklin Expedition was a disaster Sep 12, 2014 | 7:29Adriana Craciun says Canadians are missing the big picture while celebrating the Franklin discovery. She tells Jim Brown it's important to remember the failures, even though history has tended to forget.

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