How does the NRA use its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in the U.S.? Gunned Down examines why despite the tragedies in Newtown & Columbine, & the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the U.S. government hasn't acted.
On the anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death Peter Mansbridge sits down with his granddaughter, Celia Sandys, to talk about his life and his legacy. Celia Sandys is the author of "Chasing Churchill".
The DebatersIs fidelity unnatural? | Are garage and yard sales a total waste of time? (Debates)Dec 6, 2011 | 22:26Cheating. Is fidelity un-natural? Pete Johansson and Charlie Demers wrestle with fidelity. Also on the show, we're talking garage and yard sales as comic Morgan Brayton kicks Graham Chittenden's argument to the curb as she tries to prove that these week-end retail rituals are good for the community.
The DebatersWhich is the superior beverage: Tea or Coffee? | Are there too many TV channels? (Debates)Nov 29, 2011 | 22:26Sean Cullen and Pete Johannson don't hesitate to espresso themselves. Then Derek Edwards and Nathan Macintosh tackle the question whether there too many TV channels to choose from?
The DebatersWho is the better CBC role model: Cherry or Suzuki | Should you watch CBC News or Sports? (75th Anniversary debates)Nov 2, 2011 | 22:26The Debaters celebrates 75 years of CBC by debating its icons. First Rebecca Kohler and Dave Hemstad duke it out in the News versus Sports Debate. Then Charlie Demers and Sean Cullen argue over who's the better CBC icon, David Suzuki or Don Cherry.
The DebatersIs it acceptable to break up by Phone or Online? | Which was the greater empire: Rome or America (Debates)Oct 25, 2011 | 22:26Breaking up is hard to do. Be it resolved that ending a relationship online or on the phone is perfectly acceptable. Which was the greater Empire, America or Rome?
The DebatersIs fast food evil food? | Behind every great woman is an even greater man? (Debates)Oct 4, 2011 | 22:26You know the saying: behind every great man there's a great woman. Well The Debaters turns that old adage on its head and asserts: behind every great woman is an even greater man. Also is fast food evil food??
The DebatersWhich is the superior language: French or English? | Should we tax motorists to pay for public transit? (Debates)May 7, 2011 | 22:28Francophone funnyman Derek Seguin insists that the language of love is English whereas Anglo comic Charlie Demers says, non le Francais est superior!
The DebatersIs Walt Disney's legacy a positive one? | Are roommates the best mates? (Debates)May 10, 2011 | 22:35Walt Disney - is his legacy all that and a bag of chips? Sean Cullen loves the mouse named Mickey whereas Elvira Kurt spells it M-O-U-S-Evil.
The DebatersIs bald really beautiful? | Have Scientologists been picked on too much? (Debates)Sep 14, 2011 | 22:26Is bald really beautiful? Two follically challenged funny men go head to head. Scientologists - have they been picked on too much? (Episode 14)
The DebatersIs texting an advance in communication? | Are drug companies bad for us? (Debates)Jun 28, 2011 | 22:32Are drug companies bad for us? Alan Park argues that they’re bad medicine while comedian and pharmacy owner, Paul Bae says drug companies are great, when used as directed.
The DebatersAre your true golden years your 20s? | Which is the superior way to wash: Shower or Bath? (Debates)Apr 29, 2011 | 22:22The Golden Years. Are they really your best years? Comedy veteran John Wing says, not on your life. He tries to convince youngster Nathan Macintosh that he’d better live it up while he’s young - life does not start after 50.
The DebatersIs it time for some old rockers to retire? | Is revenge actually sweet? (Debates)Oct 18, 2011 | 22:25Revenge is sweet, but not as sweet as beating your opponent on the Debaters. Has the time come for some of our senior rock musicians to hang up their Fenders?
The DebatersIs it natural for an older man to be with a much younger woman? | Is Soccer the most "Beautiful Game?" (Debates)Nov 8, 2011 | 22:26This week on The Debaters we're talking trophy wives and cradle robbers. Then, they call soccer The Beautiful Game. But is it really so lovely?
The DebatersIs camping good for the soul? | Is 3D better then 2D? (Debates)Nov 22, 2011 | 22:26Comedians Graham Clark and Ron Sparks do battle on the topic of 3D, to determine if 3D really is 4U. Then funny gal Deb Kimmett and gravel-voiced comic Mike Wilmot square off on whether that quintessential Canadian pastime, camping, is good for the soul.
The DebatersDo social networks commit more harm than good? | Should we bring back extinct animals? (Debates)Jul 2, 2011 | 22:23Do social networks do more harm than good? And, would the reality of bringing back extinct animals be as cool as it sounds?