The 180 | Oct 25, 2013 | 54:00

Randomly Selected Senate? || Supply Management Debate || New Brunswick Fracking

In this episode Jim and his guest discuss the science and safety of fracking in New Brunswick, entertain the idea of randomly selecting Canadian senators, and debate the future of supply management.

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