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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 This app is 'the Airbnb for hourly paid work'

Hyr launched in February 2017 and connects restaurants and bars to temporary workers.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2018

The National Canadian tech used in repressive countries for censorship

Canadian company Netsweeper is under fire for its technology that can help repressive countries around the world censor the Internet for millions of users. The technology was born as a tool to help schools and libraries protect vulnerable users — now it's being sold and implemented at the network level in countries with dubious human rights records.
  • 2018
  • 00:11:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/12/2018

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 | The Fix

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

The National Weight Watchers' new plan draws heavy criticism

WeightWatchers' new plan to help youth stay healthy is drawing heavy criticism from dietitians. The company says it's not just focusing on calorie-counting anymore but rather healthy eating. However, WeightWatchers is now facing calls to cancel its offer by the U.S. National Eating Disorders Association, which says the issue of obesity goes deeper than what you eat.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/08/2018

The National Sports drinks and energy drinks unhealthy for kids and teens

Most children and teens shouldn't consume sports and energy drinks, and the products should no longer be marketed to them, the Canadian Paediatric Society says. In a new position statement, the society said sports drinks are high in sugar, which contributes to the obesity epidemic as well as dental cavities.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/12/2018

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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Venture Behind the Glass

Consumers are so bombarded with advertising that people who run focus groups are being forced to come up with new ways to extract information from consumers. One company chose participants with opposing views on a product and let them duel it out. Another company hired an anthropologist to follow individual consumers for a day. Used properly, focus groups can gain ...
  • 2000
  • 00:07:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/08/2017

The Fifth Estate KPMG and Tax Havens for the Rich: The Untouchables

It was a tax dodge for the wealthy dreamed up by one of the biggest accounting giants in the world. KPMG Canada devised what it called an “Offshore Company Structure” for a select group of rich clients: they would claim to give away millions of dollars to a shell company supposedly out of their control and therefore wouldn’t have to ...
  • 2017
  • 00:45:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/26/2017

News in Review - October 2017 Social Influencers: Leveraging Popularity for Paydirt

In a world where those with the most followers means popularity and leverage, there’s a new celebrity in town. They’re called social influencers. They tweet, blog and video their brand picks all the way to the bank. And companies are willing to spend big bucks to get their endorsement if they can link their brand to new customers. But what ...
  • 2017
  • 00:14:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/18/2017

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News in Review - September 2017 Battery Power: Canadian Technology Powering The Future

Lithium-ion batteries are the heart of new technology. They’re used to power everything from cell phones to electric cars and many consumer electronics. And it’s a Canadian firm, Electrovaya, that’s leading the way, producing clean, safe lithium-ion batteries. In order to grow their business, they’re expanding overseas to develop their products. Now they’re poised to become global leaders in the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:11:47
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/26/2017

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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

We are the Best The Cold Snap Pear from the Niagara Valley

Thanks to a group of researchers and producers from Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., Canadians can now enjoy local pears all year round. Dr. Amy Bowen heads up the research on the Cold Snap pear at Vineland Growers' Co-operative. In this episode of We Are The Best, she explains to chef Ricardo Larrivée how this Canadian invention was developed, and makes her pitch for ...
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2017

We are the Best Hemingford Ice Cider

Twenty years ago, nobody knew anything about ice cider, but Domaine Neige owner François Pouliot managed to build a global brand off of the cold Canadian beverage. Now people all over the world are lining up to have a little taste of Quebec. Forty-five minutes south of Montreal, in the village of Hemmingford, Pouliot grows, hand picks and processes the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2017

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

We are the Best Couscous from Candiac

What do Casablanca and Candiac, Quebec, have in common? Couscous. Did you know that 400 tons of couscous is shipped across the Atlantic every year? Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he gets to the root of this golden grain.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

We are the Best Beef from Cochrane

Why Alberta's grasslands are the perfect place to raise cattle. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée for a day of feeding the herd on the lush and temperate grasslands of southern Alberta, as he learns where Canadian beef begins.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

We are the Best The Bayview Malpèque Oyster

One hundred and seventeen years ago, P.E.I.'s Malpeque was named the world's best oyster. Here's why. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he as explores one of Eastern Canada's most famous treats.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

We are the Best Maple Syrup from Saint-Robert-Bellarmin

Step inside two Quebec sugar shacks — one vintage, the other state-of-the-art. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he taps into the sweet heart of maple country and learns just how much the industry has changed.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

We are the Best Icewine from Niagara Peninsula

Canadians didn't invent icewine — but we did perfect it. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he tours the famed Inniskillin estate winery in the Niagara Peninsula and explores the intricacies of this classic Canadian beverage.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

We are the Best Lentils from Riceton

When it comes to lentils, this 65-person Sask. town proves that small things can pack a punch. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he roams the Sask. fields and learns why lentils may be the key to a sustainable food future.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017