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The Exchange Jobs at Risk from Automation

CBC's Havard Gould talks with Sean Mullin of the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E) about how robotics and artificial intelligence could eliminate a huge number of Canadian jobs. They discuss career tips to avoid finding oneself among the 42% of Canada's workforce that may be replaced by automation over the next 10 to 20 years.
  • 2016
  • 00:05:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016

News in Review - March 2016 ​The Canadian Economy: Facing a Global ​Downturn

When the International Monetary Fund downgraded its global economic forecast in January 2016, it predicted Canada's economy would only grow 1.7 percent for the year. Canadian banks aren't as optimistic, settling for a mere 1.3 per cent. It’s not good news for a country that is admittedly feeling the pinch of a downturn. What's to blame? China? Slower than expected ...
  • 2016
  • 00:16:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/17/2016

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The National The Bottom Line: Is Canada an Economic Champ or Chump?

It's all about jobs, politicians say. But is this the leading factor in Canada's economic health? What about housing, debt, productivity, exports? Is Canada sliding from the world's economic champ to its economic chump? The National's Bottom Line panel weighs in. The Bottom Line panel helps us as Canadians to protect our financial future, with insight and advice on what ...
  • 2014
  • 00:17:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/03/2014

The National Canada's Brands: Can They Compete?

Canada is losing many of its manufacturing jobs to overseas markets. The rising dollar makes Canadian goods more expensive abroad and some manufacturers say they're being forced to look elsewhere or go out of business. Canada's Brands focuses on four companies that proudly wear the Made in Canada label. What are the challenges they face? What keeps them from leaving? ...
  • 2007
  • 00:18:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Fifth Estate The Education of Brian Nicholl

The Fifth Estate puts a human face on the economic downturn, through a close-up encounter with employees of an auto parts plant. Edscha of Canada, in Niagara Falls, manufactures car door hinges. But, the German-owned company is in trouble and, to save itself, it's killing off this Canadian plant. Linden MacIntyre spends more than a month at the Edscha plant as ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:47
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Advantage Canada: Canadian Currency in a Global Marketplace

In Moncton, when CN cut thousands of jobs, the provincial government decided to follow the information highway and developed an internet infrastructure. The province preached the benefits of the infrastructure and the low Canadian dollar to Americans, and they bought it. The facts are impressing: many international firms are setting up shop across Canada. The attractions? Medicare, lower wages for ...
  • 2002
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2012 Ontario Teachers and Democratic Rights

With a provincial deficit approaching $15 billion and a debt load of over $200 billion, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty made it clear to the public sector that wages would be frozen until the province’s finances could be brought back to a reasonable level. Caught in the cross hairs of this threat were Ontario’s teachers whose contracts were set to expire ...
  • 2012
  • 00:14:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2012

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News in Review - May 2012 Budget 2012: The Axe Begins to Fall

In late March, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives tabled a new budget. It outlined plans for more than $5 billion of spending cuts, as well as one for phasing out the penny. In this News in Review story we examine what’s in the budget and look at the reaction from the opposition and other Canadians.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2012

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News in Review - February 2012 Canada and the Jobless Crisis

In December, Canada's unemployment rate rose to 7.5 per cent, its highest level since April. Experts said Canada's economy appears to be stalling, and the situation is particularly bleak in the country's two largest provinces, Quebec and Ontario. In this News in Review story, we examine the troubling situation and look at how two Ontario cities are trying to recover.
  • 2012
  • 00:14:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2012

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News in Review - December 2009 Is the Recession Really Over?

It’s been just over a year since Canada was hit by the effects of a global recession. More than 350,000 people lost their jobs. Now there are some faint signs of recovery, but is the recession really over? In this News and Review story we’ll look at the state of the Canadian economy and what economists are saying about its ...
  • 2009
  • 00:16:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - December 2008 Canada Faces a Recession

As the global economic crisis continues, some economists are predicting that Canada will slide into a recession. It would be the first recession in 16 years and could hit some parts of Canada particularly hard. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how the economic crisis is affecting the Canadian economy and what is being done to try ...
  • 2008
  • 00:13:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2008

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News in Review - November 2008 Canada and the Economic Breakdown

In early October 2008, a global credit crunch that began in the United States spread to Canada. Stocks plunged and many Canadians began to worry about their savings and whether the country was heading for a recession. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what caused the credit crunch and how it could affect the Canadian economy.
  • 2008
  • 00:14:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2008

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News in Review - November 2007 Taking Off: Canada's Soaring Dollar

In late September 2007 the Canadian dollar overtook the U.S. dollar for the first time in 31 years. The high-flying loonie is good news for Canadian importers and those planning trips south of the border. But it is bad news for many other Canadians. In this News in Review story we’ll look at why our dollar is soaring, and at ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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News in Review - September 2003 The Canadian Economy: Under Attack

It’s been a tough year for the Canadian economy. First there was SARS and mad-cow disease. Then, a massive blackout and devastating fires. It’s costing us billions and, as Havard Gould reports, the Canadian economy has begun to show signs of weakening.
  • 2003
  • 00:11:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2003

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News in Review - October 1998 The Changing World Economy

From boom to bust is a theme that has particular historical implications for Canada. For a country that is constantly striving to make global market connections, the current rocky world economy and financial losses in the once-promising Asian markets have great importance. Above all, the direct impact on the plunging Canadian dollar and the very real repercussions on Canadians’ lifestyle ...
  • 1998
  • 00:13:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1998

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News in Review - February 1998 Asian Economies: Toothless Tigers?

The collapse of the Asian economic boom and its financial reverberations around the planet provide the focus for this story. “From boom to bust” is a socio-economic event that has played a part in Canada’s own history and is a worldwide phenomenon that economists struggle to predict and to prevent. How stock markets around the world function and the intricate ...
  • 1998
  • 00:14:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1998

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News in Review - March 1995 Selling the Budget: Content and Coverage

News in Review takes viewers behind the doors of the "lock-up" to explore the process a federal budget undergoes as well as its content.
  • 1995
  • 00:19:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1995

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News in Review - April 1994 Jobs for the 90's: Training for the Future?

Youth retraining programs and women in trades and technology are just two of the themes examined as we look at the economy of the future.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1994

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News in Review - February 1994 NAFTA: Going Continental

This News in Review report on free trade between Canada, the United States and Mexico examines the social and economic implications of the deal now that it has been formally passed in all three countries.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

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News in Review - September 1992 Canada, the United States, and Mexico: A New Trade Deal

This story traces the events leading to the historic signing of the free trade agreement between the three countries and examines its economic and social impact.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

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News in Review - February 1992 Hard Times, Disappearing Jobs

This report shows the realities of hard economic times in the lives of ordinary people.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

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News in Review - April 1991 Free Trade: Canada, the United States and Mexico

A review of the Canada-U.S. free trade agreement is the starting point for examining the proposed free trade agreement with Mexico. The economies of the three countries are contrasted.
  • 1991
  • 00:15:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1991

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News in Review - March 1991 Canada's Recession

The recession is the backdrop for studying Canada's economy and related social and political issues.
  • 1991
  • 00:14:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1991

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