Episode: Wednesday October 29th, 2014

BDSM vs assault, office etiquette, signs of the time, and reaction to low voter turnout and the funeral of Cpl Nathan Cirillo.

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When does rough sex cross the line into assault? We discuss the Jian Ghomeshi case with sexual assault victims' advocate Lenore Lukasik-Foss and BDSM expert and SexGeek blogger Andrea Zamin.

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Good manners in the office. Etiquette expert Tina Manonous joins us.

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The municipal election was two days ago. Mark says it's time candidates took their signs down. Donna explains why that's not as easy as it sounds.

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Viewers express disappointment over low voter turnout, and comment on the funeral of Cpl Nathan Cirillo.

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Looking back at the memorial service for Cpl Nathan Cirillo.


We look at what's next in the wake of the murders of two soldiers; and we debate a campaign faux pas at the memorial for one of those soldiers.


We revisit the Ottawa shooting with two who were there: MP David Sweet and Senator Bob Runciman. Security expert John Thompson also joins us.

About Square Off

Mark Hebscher and Donna Skelly debate the issues of the day, challenging the experts and holding leaders to account. No subject is off-limits. And viewers get to have their say too!