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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

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

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 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

Marketplace Coffee cups: Do the coffee giants really recycle?

We love our take out coffee, but what happens to all those cups? Coffee companies like Tim Hortons and Starbucks say they recycle them. We stake out two coffee giants and find out how green those promises really are. Canadians drink about 1.5 billion cups of coffee a year: That’s over half a million trees’ worth, enough to fill more ...
  • 2016
  • 00:10:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2016

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

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 11

The Dragons challenge a sports-entertainment company on its business model — stick with a rental business or go after sales? A couple who have created a merino wool clothing line attract Jim's attention because he trusts his instinct to "invest in people." Plus, an Alberta pharmacist with a rash cream may have missed the mark with his branding, but gets competing offers ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:10
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/03/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 12

A Whistler entrepreneur's snowboard training pitch gets the Dragons vying for the best bid, another BC business brings the escape-room craze to the Den but stumbles on its valuation, and a team pitches a fire safety device at the concept stage. Plus, a returning company thinks its Major League partnership will help its baseball safety idea score a homerun. Pitches ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:15
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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

In this season's Second Chance Special, brave entrepreneurs enter the Den again with hopes of better outcomes than their first time facing the Dragons. Featured pitchers include: Head of the Herd, The BreastRest, Fitness on the Go, OnCan Realty and Holy Crap Cereal.
  • 2015
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den: Best of Season 4, Volume 3

Episode 12 – Celebrity Entrepreneurs: Home-improvement icon Mike Holmes, fashion maven Jeanne Beker and decorating expert Debbie Travis make surprise appearances and offer their expertise to unsuspecting entrepreneurs. - - Episode 20 – The Road to Riches: The season finale retraces the Dragons’ journeys to self-made success. From humble beginnings to meteoric success, this special reveals their personal and professional ...
  • 2009
  • 01:27:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den: Best of Season 4, Volume 2

Episode 7 – Special Update: See what some of the most memorable entrepreneurs have been up to since their experience in the Den. Plus, hear what the Dragons have to say about deals, disasters and the ones that got away. - - Episode 8: Two fishermen look to turn crustaceans to cash, but an aggressive offer makes sparks fly; a ...
  • 2009
  • 01:25:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den: Best of Season 4, Volume 1

Episode 2: Twins deliberate an offer on their line of lip gloss; a husband and wife duo receive an icy response to their Freezie snipper that’s safe for kids; and an eco-friendly clothing line parades through the den. - - Episode 6: The Dragons go for a ride on a new-fangled snowboard; an all-female auto repair shop ignites trouble with ...
  • 2009
  • 01:26:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 9

In the Season 10 Holiday Special, a young entrepreneur finds out that even though she overvalued her business, the Wek may help her revamp her business plan; an inventor finds out whether the Dragons think his one-product operation is scalable; and two brothers hope to warm up some cold attitudes. Plus, a company looks to shake things up in the ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/05/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 8

A food chain offers the Dragons an unconventional twist on a great Canadian classic; two friends hope a friendly contest will help steer their pitch towards a deal; and a father-son team aim to land a Dragon partner. Plus, a professional boxer thinks he can make it to the top if he can get a Dragon on his team.
  • 2015
  • 00:44:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/05/2016

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 7

An artist tries to sing his way into the Dragons’ hearts and teach them a few lessons along the way; partners hope an enlightening demonstration can spark a deal; and a trio of entrepreneurs must make a cold, hard decision before their opportunity melts. Plus, two business partners aim to team up with a brave Dragon partner.
  • 2015
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2015