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Ottawa has implemented changes to its Temporary Foreign Workers program, tightening the rules after several Canadian companies were criticized for using overseas employees. But while the feds are in favour of cracking down, a number of economists are ca

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The 180 - Turner's tips for oilsands opponents at a dinner party debateApr 24, 2015 | 9:39The 180 Turner's tips for oilsands opponents at a dinner party debate Audio
The 180 Turner's tips for oilsands opponents at a dinner party debate Apr 24, 2015 | 9:39Canada's petroleum producers want everyday Canadians to talk up the benefits of oil and gas at dinner parties and coffee shops. Here, former Green Party candidate Chris Turner shares tips for environmentalists seated at a table full of oil industry fans.
The 180 - Should institutional and foreign investors get to buy Saskatchewan farmland?Apr 24, 2015 | 13:46The 180 Should institutional and foreign investors get to buy Saskatchewan farmland? Audio
The 180 Should institutional and foreign investors get to buy Saskatchewan farmland? Apr 24, 2015 | 13:46Several provinces have rules against the sale of farm land to foreign buyers and Saskatchewan's is under review. We hear from lifelong farmers with opposite points of view on whether the province's agricultural land should be on the global market.
The 180 - A prayer for politicians to stop praying in publicApr 24, 2015 | 8:26The 180 A prayer for politicians to stop praying in public Audio
The 180 A prayer for politicians to stop praying in public Apr 24, 2015 | 8:26Lorna Dueck prays at work. She hosts a TV program about news from a Christian perspective. That's why you might be surprised that she whole-heartedly supports the Supreme Court's ruling that prayer does not belong in public meetings.
The 180 - Two reviews of film tax credits in CanadaApr 24, 2015 | 12:41The 180 Two reviews of film tax credits in Canada Audio
The 180 Two reviews of film tax credits in Canada Apr 24, 2015 | 12:41In its spring budget, Nova Scotia announced cuts to its tax incentives for the film industry. There the industry spoke out, and the two sides have worked out a compromise. It left room for debate however, about the benefits of film industry incentives.
The 180 - Study examines parents' "beer and popcorn" spendingApr 24, 2015 | 4:52The 180 Study examines parents' "beer and popcorn" spending Audio
The 180 Study examines parents' "beer and popcorn" spending Apr 24, 2015 | 4:52Mark Stabile is a professor at the School of Public Policy at the University. He and his colleagues found that the more transfer funding that goes to low-income families, the less is spent on things like alcohol and cigarettes.
The 180 - Listen to Chris Turner's pragmatic approach to discussions about the oil industryApr 22, 2015 | 1:27The 180 Listen to Chris Turner's pragmatic approach to discussions about the oil industry Audio
The 180 Listen to Chris Turner's pragmatic approach to discussions about the oil industry Apr 22, 2015 | 1:27Chris Turner is a sustainability advocate, writer, and former Green Party candidate in the heart of the oil country - Calgary, Alberta. He's had to navigate a lot of sensitive conversations about the petroleum industry, and shares his approach.
The 180 - Does peer pressure stop you from speaking up for the oil industry?Apr 17, 2015 | 11:10The 180 Does peer pressure stop you from speaking up for the oil industry? Audio
The 180 Does peer pressure stop you from speaking up for the oil industry? Apr 17, 2015 | 11:10The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers wants everyday Canadians to be its ambassadors. It believes many supporters feel uncomfortable speaking up for the industry because of how vocal the opposition has become. It wants to change all that.
The 180 - DEBATE: Is the Supreme Court too politicised?Apr 16, 2015 | 14:27The 180 DEBATE: Is the Supreme Court too politicised? Audio
The 180 DEBATE: Is the Supreme Court too politicised? Apr 16, 2015 | 14:27Georgialee Lang, a Vancouver lawyer and blogger, and Allan Hutchinson, professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto debate the question, "has the Supreme Court become to politicized?"
The 180 - OPINION: Time to gather the premiers to talk Senate reformApr 16, 2015 | 3:05The 180 OPINION: Time to gather the premiers to talk Senate reform Audio
The 180 OPINION: Time to gather the premiers to talk Senate reform Apr 16, 2015 | 3:05Mia Rabson, the parliamentary bureau chief for the Winnipeg Free Press, makes the case for the PM to get down to business with the Premiers and fix the Senate.
The 180 - New police Vulnerable Persons Registry raises concernsApr 16, 2015 | 7:56The 180 New police Vulnerable Persons Registry raises concerns Audio
The 180 New police Vulnerable Persons Registry raises concerns Apr 16, 2015 | 7:56Toronto is developing a voluntary "vulnerable persons registry" but not everyone thinks that's a good idea. We hear the argument against it from Anita Szigeti, Mental Health Portfolio Chair for the Criminal Lawyers' Association.
The 180 - Democracy? There's an app for that.Apr 16, 2015 | 6:29The 180 Democracy? There's an app for that. Audio
The 180 Democracy? There's an app for that. Apr 16, 2015 | 6:29Jon O'Connor has created the Democracy App. It allows constituents to have direct input on how they would like their elected representatives to vote on issues in city hall, the legislature or in parliament.
The 180 - Jeff Gaulin on how "social cover" would help oil industry supporters speak outApr 15, 2015 | 0:48The 180 Jeff Gaulin on how "social cover" would help oil industry supporters speak out Audio
The 180 Jeff Gaulin on how "social cover" would help oil industry supporters speak out Apr 15, 2015 | 0:48Canada's petroleum producers say peer pressure and vocal protests keep a lot of Canadians from speaking up for the oil and gas industry. Jeff Gaulin of CAPP explains that more "social cover" could make them more comfortable voicing their support.
The 180 - An argument against labelling GMO foodsApr 9, 2015 | 7:37The 180 An argument against labelling GMO foods Audio
The 180 An argument against labelling GMO foods Apr 9, 2015 | 7:37The approval of the "Arctic Apple" for the Canadian market rekindled a debate about whether GMO's should be labelled. In this episode we hear from Fred Guterl,of Scientific American, about why his journal is against mandatory labebeling for GMOs's.
The 180 - Does Canada need a public perfume policy?Apr 9, 2015 | 2:34The 180 Does Canada need a public perfume policy? Audio
The 180 Does Canada need a public perfume policy? Apr 9, 2015 | 2:34Canadians are free to wear whatever perfumes, body sprays, deodorants, talcs and spritzes they want, almost anywhere. Agnes Cadieux says that as a public policy, that stinks.
The 180 - When is a minimum wage, not a minimum wage?Apr 9, 2015 | 6:48The 180 When is a minimum wage, not a minimum wage? Audio
The 180 When is a minimum wage, not a minimum wage? Apr 9, 2015 | 6:48When is a minimum wage, not a minimum wage? When some people get paid at an even lower rate than others, that's when. Todd Hirsch with ATB Financial argues Canadian provinces should have different hourly wages for different ages.

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