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Should it be harder to become a Canadian citizen?

We'll hear from a man who writes and publishes books and magazine for new immigrants to Canada. He's an immigrant and a new citizen himself, but he applauds the proposed changes to the Citizenship Act. Find out why he says it should be harder to get Cana

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The 180 - The 180's Holiday Food Fight SpecialDec 27, 2014 | 54:00The 180 The 180's Holiday Food Fight Special Audio
The 180 The 180's Holiday Food Fight Special Dec 27, 2014 | 54:00On this episode, we revisit some of the hot topics from our Food Fight series, and discuss the issues raised with Tim Caulfield and Jennifer Cockrall-King.
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The 180 Calgary councillor wants to fine distracted walkers Dec 18, 2014 | 4:52Sure, drivers in most provinces can get dinged for texting and driving. But what about pedestrians? Calgary city councillor Ward Sutherland tells Jim Brown why he wants his city to consider fines for distracted walkers.
The 180 - Why one expert on Arctic policy says we should be better friends with RussiaDec 18, 2014 | 8:40The 180 Why one expert on Arctic policy says we should be better friends with Russia Audio
The 180 Why one expert on Arctic policy says we should be better friends with Russia Dec 18, 2014 | 8:40Denmark is the latest country to claim the North Pole. We may be claiming overlapping territory, but Arctic researcher Joël Plouffe says it's important for Canada to maintain good relationships with all our northern neighbours-- even Russia.
The 180 - Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're droppingDec 12, 2014 | 8:31The 180 Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're dropping Audio
The 180 Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're dropping Dec 12, 2014 | 8:31Statistics Canada the murder rate is the lowest it's been since 1966. However, an Ipsos-Reid poll show only a minority of Canadians feel homicide rates are going down, and a third believe it's actually rising.
The 180 - Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're droppingDec 12, 2014 | 2:21The 180 Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're dropping Audio
The 180 Why it might feel like crime rates are high, when stats say they're dropping Dec 12, 2014 | 2:21Statistics Canada the murder rate is the lowest it's been since 1966. However, an Ipsos-Reid poll show only a minority of Canadians feel homicide rates are going down, and a third believe it's actually rising.
The 180 - The relevance of the AFN, GSAs in Catholic schools, and letting children voteDec 12, 2014 | 54:00The 180 The relevance of the AFN, GSAs in Catholic schools, and letting children vote Audio
The 180 The relevance of the AFN, GSAs in Catholic schools, and letting children vote Dec 12, 2014 | 54:00This week: a debate over the relevance of the Assembly of First Nations, a Catholic school trustee explains why her faith drives her to call for gay-straight alliances in schools, and a case for giving kids the vote.
The 180 - A Catholic school trustee calls on her colleagues to accept gay-straight alliancesDec 11, 2014 | 6:18The 180 A Catholic school trustee calls on her colleagues to accept gay-straight alliances Audio
The 180 A Catholic school trustee calls on her colleagues to accept gay-straight alliances Dec 11, 2014 | 6:18Patricia Grell says she just couldn't keep quiet any more. The Edmonton Catholic Schools Trustee wants everyone to know that she thinks gay-straight alliances (GSAs) are a good fit for Catholic schools. She explains to Jim Brown.
The 180 - Is the Assembly of First Nations still relevant.Dec 11, 2014 | 12:57The 180 Is the Assembly of First Nations still relevant. Audio
The 180 Is the Assembly of First Nations still relevant. Dec 11, 2014 | 12:57And after National Chief Shawn Atleo abruptly resigned in May, even the group that is supposed to be that voice - The Assembly of First Nations - has struggled to maintain a united force. There's a growing feeling that the group just doesn't matter.
The 180 - A climate science 180Dec 10, 2014 | 3:22The 180 A climate science 180 Audio
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The 180 Democracy Hacks: Should children have a vote? Dec 10, 2014 | 8:39Miles Corak, economist at the University of Ottawa, makes the case for allowing children to have a vote in Canadian elections.
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The 180 School dress codes, Alberta climate change efforts, Military alumni Dec 5, 2014 | 54:00On this episode: a case for calling veterans "military alumni" instead, both sides of the dress code debate, and an interview with the environment minister of Alberta on his trip to the UN climate change conference in Peru.
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