Feb 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.
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.
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.
Feb 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."
Jan 23, 2015 | 10:50The 180 Canada is in combat. But should we be? Audio
The 180 Canada is in combat. But should we be? Jan 23, 2015 | 10:50Canada is in combat. On that, our debaters agree. But should we be? Maclean's writer Michael Petrou, who has been to the front lines in Iraq, and former diplomat Peggy Mason, who heads the Rideau Institute, join Jim Brown to debate.