The 180 | May 9, 2013 | 15:57

Canadian History Face-off

The 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

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The 180 - Should the healthcare system pay for In Vitro Fertilization treatments?Nov 20, 2014 | 8:34The 180 Should the healthcare system pay for In Vitro Fertilization treatments? Audio
The 180 Should the healthcare system pay for In Vitro Fertilization treatments? Nov 20, 2014 | 8:34In 2010, Quebec became the first and -- so far -- the only province to fully fund in-vitro fertilization. But now the Quebec government says it will scale back its commitment to funding the treatment, citing runaway costs.
The 180 - Finding a new name for B.C.Nov 20, 2014 | 3:11The 180 Finding a new name for B.C. Audio
The 180 Finding a new name for B.C. Nov 20, 2014 | 3:11Is it time to take the "British" out of "British Columbia"? Historical geographer Howard Stewart thinks so. We gave him 180 seconds to make his case.
The 180 - The case for nuclear powerNov 20, 2014 | 5:28The 180 The case for nuclear power Audio
The 180 The case for nuclear power Nov 20, 2014 | 5:28The Canadian Nuclear Association commissioned an independent study that shows nuclear power is more sustainable than wind. CNA president and CEO John Barrett joined Jim Brown to explain.
The 180 - Al Mussell: Want to save the planet? Skip the farmer's market!Sep 5, 2014 | 11:56The 180 Al Mussell: Want to save the planet? Skip the farmer's market! Audio
The 180 Al Mussell: Want to save the planet? Skip the farmer's market! Sep 5, 2014 | 11:56If you've been to a farmer's market lately, you've probably heard all about the virtues of buying from smaller, local farmers. But according to agricultural economist Al Mussell, smaller isn't necessarily better when if comes to farming.
The 180 - The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of RightsNov 20, 2014 | 3:28The 180 The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Audio
The 180 The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Nov 20, 2014 | 3:28A parliamentary committee is hearing feedback on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act, or Bill C-32. We hear from Howard Krongold, of the Criminal Lawyers Association, for his thoughts.
The 180 - The case for wind powerNov 20, 2014 | 4:53The 180 The case for wind power Audio
The 180 The case for wind power Nov 20, 2014 | 4:53The Canadian Nuclear Association says nuclear power is cleaner than wind, but Brandy Giannetta objects. The Ontario Regional Director for the Canadian Wind Energy Association tells Jim Brown why wind wins.
The 180 - A philosopher makes the case for ethical huntingSep 17, 2014 | 15:54The 180 A philosopher makes the case for ethical hunting Audio
The 180 A philosopher makes the case for ethical hunting Sep 17, 2014 | 15:54Philosophy professor Nathan Kowalsky makes the case for hunting as part of a natural, ethical relationship with food and the environment.
The 180 - The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of RightsNov 20, 2014 | 6:16The 180 The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Audio
The 180 The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Nov 20, 2014 | 6:16A parliamentary committee is hearing feedback on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act, or Bill C-32. We hear from Eric Woodburn, of the Canadian Association of Crown Counsel, for his thoughts.
The 180 - Are Canadian municipal politics too white?Nov 7, 2014 | 12:27The 180 Are Canadian municipal politics too white? Audio
The 180 Are Canadian municipal politics too white? Nov 7, 2014 | 12:27Canadian cities are increasingly multicultural places, but the elected official that represent them are typically white and male. Activist and writer Desmond Cole and political scientist Karen Bird argue we can and should change that.
The 180 - Is it time to ban fighting in hockey?Nov 14, 2014 | 11:46The 180 Is it time to ban fighting in hockey? Audio
The 180 Is it time to ban fighting in hockey? Nov 14, 2014 | 11:46Future hockey star Connor McDavid broke his hand this week, while fighting in a junior game. The incident revived the debate over fighting in hockey, so we asked hockey fans and sports guys Greg Wyshynski and Shane Foxman to weigh in.
The 180 - Food Fight: Organic versus non-organicOct 10, 2014 | 9:49The 180 Food Fight: Organic versus non-organic Audio
The 180 Food Fight: Organic versus non-organic Oct 10, 2014 | 9:49This week, we look for help deciding whether to bother buying organic. Health policy researcher Tim Caulfield, and organic specialist Av Singh, make their cases.
The 180 - How Conrad Black's time in jail changed how he thinks about Canadian democracyNov 28, 2014 | 16:47The 180 How Conrad Black's time in jail changed how he thinks about Canadian democracy Audio
The 180 How Conrad Black's time in jail changed how he thinks about Canadian democracy Nov 28, 2014 | 16:47This week, Conrad Black sat down with Jim to talk about his new history of Canada. Since he recently wrote 1020 pages about this country, we figured he might have a thing or two to say about how to make our institutions more democratic.
The 180 - Is it time to write off cursive writing?Mar 28, 2014 | 13:21The 180 Is it time to write off cursive writing? Audio
The 180 Is it time to write off cursive writing? Mar 28, 2014 | 13:21Recent school decisions have people debating the merits of cursive writing. We ask: in this age of texting and keyboarding, is it really necessary to know how to read and write cursive script? What say you?
The 180 - Food Fight: Farmers' markets fill a void in the marketplaceSep 12, 2014 | 2:33The 180 Food Fight: Farmers' markets fill a void in the marketplace Audio
The 180 Food Fight: Farmers' markets fill a void in the marketplace Sep 12, 2014 | 2:33Earlier in our Food Fight series, The 180 heard that people use farmers' markets for sentimental or moral reasons. But Ottawa farmer (and past farmers' market president) Robin Turner says it's more than that.
The 180 - Manitoba teachers on GMOsNov 7, 2014 | 7:41The 180 Manitoba teachers on GMOs Audio
The 180 Manitoba teachers on GMOs Nov 7, 2014 | 7:41George Valentim is the president of that group, the Science Teachers Association of Manitoba. He wants his students to be informed about the science of GMOs, not just the fear.

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