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Is the House of Commons ready for a petition about "Chemtrails?"

A BC MP asked that the government respond to a petition demanding action over what some people call "chemtrails." Alex Atamanenko speaks to Jim about why this alternative theory, dismissed by mainstream science, deserves the House's attention.

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The 180 - Conformity, the Constitution, and hashtagging to donate organsJul 31, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Conformity, the Constitution, and hashtagging to donate organs Audio
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.
The 180 - Making the case for Supply ManagementJul 3, 2015 | 9:08The 180 Making the case for Supply Management Audio
The 180 Making the case for Supply Management Jul 3, 2015 | 9:08As Canada negotiates the Trans Pacific Partnership, Canadian dairy farmers worry it means the end of supply management - a system that protects farmers from competition.
The 180 - Supply Management, Urban Coyotes, Education and Income InequalityJul 3, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Supply Management, Urban Coyotes, Education and Income Inequality Audio
The 180 Supply Management, Urban Coyotes, Education and Income Inequality Jul 3, 2015 | 54:00This week, a dairy farmer makes the case for supply management, we hear two sides in the debate over managing urban coyote populations and an economist explains why higher education isn't the answer to income inequality.
The 180 - Are leaders debates bad for democracy?Jun 12, 2015 | 7:57The 180 Are leaders debates bad for democracy? Audio
The 180 Are leaders debates bad for democracy? Jun 12, 2015 | 7:57Since at least 1968, Canadians have gotten used to the idea that every federal election campaign will feature at least two leaders debates. One in French, and one in English. Toronto political writer John Pepall says we should can the leaders debates.
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 - Your opinion on expat voting rightsJul 31, 2015 | 8:11The 180 Your opinion on expat voting rights Audio
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.
The 180 - Canadian History Face-offMay 9, 2013 | 15:57The 180 Canadian History Face-off Audio
The 180 Canadian History Face-off May 9, 2013 | 15:57The standing committee on Canadian heritage just kicked off a review of the way Canadian history is told. That's sparked a debate over how and why the government tells our story. Historians Ian McKay and Jack Granatstein take sides in our 180 Faceoff
The 180 - Canada and the question of free tuition after high schoolJan 15, 2015 | 11:03The 180 Canada and the question of free tuition after high school Audio
The 180 Canada and the question of free tuition after high school Jan 15, 2015 | 11:03A recent comment from U.S. president Barack Obama has lead to a question about the value, versus the cost, of post secondary education. This week we hear the arguments for and against free tuition here in Canada.
The 180 - Democracy Hacks: Proportional RepresentationOct 24, 2014 | 6:45The 180 Democracy Hacks: Proportional Representation Audio
The 180 Democracy Hacks: Proportional Representation Oct 24, 2014 | 6:45Last week we launched a call for ways to improve democracy. Your most frequent suggestion? Get rid of the First-Past-the-Post voting system. We asked Fair Vote Canada's Kelly Carmichael to explain the alternative.
The 180 - Help hungry people by closing the food bankFeb 20, 2015 | 7:07The 180 Help hungry people by closing the food bank Audio
The 180 Help hungry people by closing the food bank Feb 20, 2015 | 7:07One Ontario community group decided it could do better for its clients: by closing the food bank. Operation Sharing's John Klein-Geltink explains why, and what they do instead.
The 180 - The debate over high school credit for military trainingMar 6, 2015 | 12:28The 180 The debate over high school credit for military training Audio
The 180 The debate over high school credit for military training Mar 6, 2015 | 12:28Some Regina secondary school students are now taking military training for credit-- and that has peace activists up in arms. We hear from one of those activists, Florence Stratton, and from Saskatchewan's military liaison, MLA Yogi Huyghebaert.
The 180 - Should we say farewell to first-past-the-post?Jun 19, 2015 | 12:17The 180 Should we say farewell to first-past-the-post? Audio
The 180 Should we say farewell to first-past-the-post? Jun 19, 2015 | 12:17Justin Trudeau says that if his party is elected, this will be the last parliament decided by first-past-the-post electoral system. Political scientists David Moscrop and Peter Loewen debate merits of our current system.
The 180 - Wildfires: Should homeowners fight or flee?Jul 10, 2015 | 7:28The 180 Wildfires: Should homeowners fight or flee? Audio
The 180 Wildfires: Should homeowners fight or flee? Jul 10, 2015 | 7:28Is evacuation the best way to deal with wildfire? In Australia, homeowners have a choice to leave early or stay and defend their property. As wildfires rage across western Canada, we'll speak with a researcher who has studied the various approaches.
The 180 - Wildfires: fight or flight? Are referendums bad for democracy? The lost art of parallel parking.Jul 10, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Wildfires: fight or flight? Are referendums bad for democracy? The lost art of parallel parking. Audio
The 180 Wildfires: fight or flight? Are referendums bad for democracy? The lost art of parallel parking. Jul 10, 2015 | 54:00Protecting your home during a forest fire, referendums vs. politicians, and the lost art of parallel parking.
The 180 - An economist's advice to politicians campaigning on budgetsJul 17, 2015 | 6:52The 180 An economist's advice to politicians campaigning on budgets Audio
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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