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

Venture Discount Days

'Tis the season to be shopping, but guess where you'll find most Canadians? Thanks to high taxes and shrinking incomes, Canadians are stuck in the discount aisles. Venture explores the various economic factors that effect the spending habits of Canadians and also why upscale retail is such a bust in Canada.
  • 2000
  • 00:07:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Lang & O'Leary Exchange Diversity in Ads

There are concerns that minority groups are depicted very differently in commercials than white Canadians, perhaps even playing into outdated stereotypes. Amanda Lang looks at a new study that suggests race representation is problematic in ad campaigns. The University of Toronto's Shyon Baumann, lead author of that study, discusses advertising in Canada and its patterns of racism and bias.
  • 2013
  • 00:05:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2014

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

Fortune Hunters Dollar-Wise Dining: Selling Quick Meal Solutions

In this shaky economy, just about everyone is keeping a tighter hold on their wallet. Canadians are trying to cut back on food expenses and, for many of us, that means going back to basics. Almost 90 per cent of Canadians are planning to eat out less this year than they did last year. But while that may be bad ...
  • 2009
  • 00:19:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

BBC Documentaries Don't Panic: How to End Poverty in 15 Years New

The legendary statistical showman Professor Hans Rosling returns with a feast of facts and figures as he examines the extraordinary target the world commits to this week – to eradicate extreme poverty worldwide. In the week the United Nations presents its new goals for global development, Don't Panic: How to End Poverty in 15 Years looks at the number one goal for ...
  • 2015
  • 00:59:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2020

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News in Review - February 1999 Down on the Farm: Crisis in Agriculture

As an industry, farming has placed Canada in the forefront of developed nations, and historically, farm products have been among our major exports. But the Canadian family farm has also been a social institution in and of itself, as anyone who has ever spent time at one of Canada’s many agricultural exhibitions knows. This News in Review report examines how ...
  • 1999
  • 00:10:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1999

The National Downside of Downsizing

Downsizing was the corporate buzzword of an era challenged by increased competition, higher costs and recession. Its promise was a leaner and meaner corporate structure. A decade into this phenomenon, Hana Gartner studies its often debilitating social and economic effect. Victims and survivors of the downsizing axe describe its effects on the individual and on office morale. Consultant Ron Kapelle ...
  • 1995
  • 00:25:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Dragons' Den Dragons' Den, Season 10, Episode 1

On the season 10 premiere, three new Dragons breathe fire into the Den. One tasty product line has the Dragons thirsty for a deal, then tensions rise when a business bares it all. And two brothers hope the delivery of their pitch is enough to reach the Dragons.
  • 2015
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/16/2015

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