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The National Canadian startup uses AI to reduce job interview bias

A Canadian startup is using artificial intelligence to try to reduce bias in the hiring process. CBC News visited Knockri's headquarters to find out more about the promises its technology makes and the challenges it faces.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2018

On the Money What a yarn

CBC's Aaron Saltzman on Canadian knitters detained at the U.S. border amid a visa confusion.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2018

News in Review - September 2018 Oh Cannabis: Canada Legalizes Pot

The government of Canada is legalizing the sale and use of recreational marijuana for people 19 years of age and up (18 in Alberta and Quebec) as of October 17, 2018. That makes Canada only the second country in the world to legalize pot. There will be strict regulations surrounding where the drug can be consumed, bought and grown. But ...
  • 2018
  • 00:16:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/10/2018

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The National Marijuana and fashion rolled together in budding industry

The National takes a look at how brands are beginning to develop and promote their cannabis as lifestyle products, often with female consumers in mind.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National Legalizing recreational marjiuana in Canada and what's at stake

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada is looming and there's a lot at stake financially for those who have invested in industrial scale cannabis operations. Legalizing marijuana would also represent a cultural shift for many people — including what to call it.
  • 2018
  • 00:13:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National Millennials are changing the franchise business model

The new generation is using the old model as an alternative to precarious employment and even traditional or conventional jobs, but giving it a fresh new take.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The National Women-focused co-working spaces increase in Canada

The spike coincides with the rise of the #MeToo movement, as more women look for an alternative to the male-dominated workplace. But are these women-only workplaces discriminatory?
  • 2018
  • 00:04:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2018

The National Clothing that doesn't sacrifice fashion for sustainability

Fashion doesn't have to be sacrificed for sustainability and several Canadian designers are trying to make a difference in the way they produce clothes. The fashion industry is the second-worst polluting industry, but things are changing, albeit slowly. CBC News speaks to two designers who, in different ways, have changed their ways to create clothing that's sustainable, good for the ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/23/2018

The National New technology gets fresh food to remote Canadian communities

New technology is helping get fresh food to remote Canadian communities. It's a portable hydroponic garden system called the 'Growcer' and it could be the fix these communities have been looking for to keep food costs down and lead a healthier lifestyle.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/12/2018

News in Review - December 2017 Disability in Demand: Hiring People with Autism

Those with autism have not always been considered good candidates for the workforce. But that’s changing now. Employers are realizing that the unique qualities of an autistic mind can make for an employee who excels in certain thinking patterns. And that means a largely unemployable portion of the population is suddenly in demand. That’s not an accident. One firm in ...
  • 2017
  • 00:14:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/20/2017

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On the Money Fighting Sexism

Keith Mann did a great job of getting the online marketplace Witchsy up and running — except he's a complete fabrication created by company co-founders Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer who were finding that sexism was a barrier to their progress as a start-up.
  • 2017
  • 00:06:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2017

CBC Short Docs Tshiuetin

Take a ride through Nothern Quebec and Labrador on Canada’s first First Nations-owned railway. The Tshiuetin train line extends 132.5 miles from Emeril, Labrador to Schefferville, Quebec. The majority of passengers on the train travel regularly for work and family engagements, using the railroad because road and air transport isn’t possible in the region – a unique reality that highlights ...
  • 2016
  • 00:10:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

The National ViewPoint | The reality of Canadian startups

Technology futurist Jesse Hirsh says it's time to stop incubating dreams of startups that want to sell to big companies and start rewarding startups that want to stay in Canada.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/01/2017

On the Money Diversity in the workplace

Diversity is good for business, and yet many companies fall far short of near universal expectations for a more representative workforce. Paolo Gaudiano, founder and CEO at Aleria, believes diversity targets are futile, and explains why we should first focus on performance.
  • 2017
  • 00:06:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/01/2017

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 22: 10th Anniversary Special

In this epic 10th anniversary special, Dragons' Den celebrates an incredible journey. For the first time, all past and present Dragons share their favourite memories and dish on how they've cashed in (or out) on a decade of investments in Canadian entrepreneurs.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 21

A touring paint-party duo hopes a Dragon will join the celebration, a city farming entrepreneur looks to organically grow their operation, and a pet dentistry business tries to secure a clean deal with a polished pitch. Plus, a personalized fitness app has the Dragons breaking a sweat. Pitches in this episode: Technocolour Dreams Paint Party, Fresh City Farms, Stoked Oats, ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/17/2016

Marketplace Are you being served? / Coffee cups update

Are you being served?: Scanning your own groceries, booking your travel, printing your own tickets, selecting your own seats. It’s not just about convenience: we’re doing a lot of work ourselves that companies used to do for us. But while we’re doing the work, are we seeing the savings? - - Coffee cups update: Last fall, we revealed that cups ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/23/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 20

An entrepreneur's ultra cool electronic ride wins the respect of the Wek, a television producer can't wow the Dragons with his proposed distribution model, and a trio pitching an all-natural caesar mix runs into trouble with their high valuation. Plus, an adjustable speaker stand and a new twist on yoga also make an appearance in the Den. Pitches in this ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 19

In this "Shop the Den" special, meet five entrepreneurs who have all made it onto the shelves of Canadian retailers. Can they get the Dragons to buy in and take distribution of their products to the next level? Pitches in this episode: UNSTICK, Vital Nation KPS600, Suncoat Products, MyMayu Boots and Amazeballs.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 18

A business sails into the Den looking for a share of the Dragons’ loot, an entrepreneur thinks she can charm her way into a sweet deal, and a company tries to get the Dragons to send some money their way. Plus, the Dragons urge a wading entrepreneur to take the plunge on a decision. Pitches in this episode: Pirate Life ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/24/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 17

One business hopes a furry friend can help bring out the Dragons’ softer side, an entrepreneur sounds the alarms, and two stylish sisters try to skirt a business issue. Plus, tensions rise between Dragons after a company turns up the volume in the Den. Pitches in this episode: It’s Not Bacon!, B.R.A.K.E.R.S., PARTYSKIRTS, freshnails and Musi.
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/23/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 16

In Season 10’s Update Special catch up with past pitchers putting their investments to good use, those that continued without their Dragon partners, and some fan favourites. Plus, see which businesses just needed a little help to make it big. Past pitchers featured in this episode: Dillon “Big Country” Carman, Resourceful Redneck, Katan Kitchens, Rent Frock Repeat, Vancouver Circus School, ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/16/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 15

In Season 10’s Family Special, a mom-pop-and-daughter vegetarian butcher business tries to convince Jim they're franchise-ready, a husband and wife duo see how their products stack up in the Den, and sisters hope the Dragons warm up to their fashion line. Pitches in this episode: YamChops Vegetarian Butcher & Prepared Foods, Aquassure Accessible Baths, Rack Stacker Brand Products, Eläma and ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 14

In this episode: a kinesiologist faces scrutiny from the Dragons on his lack of sales history, an entrepreneur with an innovative house painting service hopes a Dragon partnership will revitalize the franchising side of his business, and Donald Brashear and his business partner aim to make hockey accessible to everyone with their line of affordable sticks. Pitches in this episode: CoreChair, AquaMermaid, ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 13

The Dragons are impressed by a techpreneur's augmented-reality app that could save print media, a Brampton man unveils an interactive add-on to traditional casino games, and a tourism company hopes to lure the Dragons into a fishing vacation venture. Plus, a B.C. duo return to the Den looking for investment in their new convertible cane. Featured pitches include: TOTALUP, Tomorrow ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/05/2016