Mar 6, 2014 | 12:24The 180 The sealing industry pushes back? Audio
The 180 The sealing industry pushes back? Mar 6, 2014 | 12:24Newfoundland and Labrador will put $60,000 into a new campaign to improve the image of the Canadian seal hunt. The money will go to the Seals and Sealing Network to address what the industry calls "misconceptions" about the hunt.
Oct 31, 2013 | 2:57The 180 Are schools snack shaming students? Audio
The 180 Are schools snack shaming students? Oct 31, 2013 | 2:57Some Canadian schools have started snooping in students lunches, and asking them to take their junk food home. Parent and writer Lydia Lovric understands the urge to promote healthy eating, but says this is just snack shaming.
Apr 12, 2013 | 11:15The 180 Carbon tax debate Audio
The 180 Carbon tax debate Apr 12, 2013 | 11:15Alberta's premier visited Washington, and as she did, discussions continued about carbon taxes on both sides of the border.
This week Jim and his guests debate the political, environmental and economic claims made about the tax.
Nov 21, 2013 | 8:16The 180 Would lower speed limits make driving safer? Audio
The 180 Would lower speed limits make driving safer? Nov 21, 2013 | 8:16Cities and towns across Canada are experimenting with lower speed limits in hopes of increasing safety. We hear from Chris Thompson for his thoughts on why this idea is misguided. He is with S.E.N.S.E - Safety by Education, Not Speed Enforcement.
Feb 6, 2014 | 7:51The 180 Why do banks charge ATM fees? Audio
The 180 Why do banks charge ATM fees? Feb 6, 2014 | 7:51This week the federal NDP called for a cap on the fees that banks charge for the use of ATMs. They claim the banks are gouging consumers. But Maura Drew-Lytle of the Canadian Bankers Association says those fees are just the price of convenience.