The National The Cost of Living

From the grocery store to the gas station, consumers are facing some unpleasant surprises at the till. World events have triggered a big jump in the cost of oil and gas, and according to the United Nations, that could further destabilize already volatile world food markets. For Canadians, the average cost of basic necessities has been climbing steadily for months, ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2009 The Decline of the Traditional Media

Newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations have been hit hard by the economic recession. Advertising revenues have plummeted, and the so-called traditional media are losing ground to new media. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how newspapers and other old media are struggling to survive. We’ll also examine what a new media world might look like.
  • 2009
  • 00:15:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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Ideas The Degrowth Paradigm

The degrowth movement is a relatively new contender in the economic and political debates that swirl around humanity's future. Degrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Author and essayist Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice.
  • 2013
  • 00:54:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/11/2014

Marketplace The Dirt on Hotels (Part 1 of 2)

Marketplace checks in to check out the dirt in six Canadian hotel chains — from no-frills to high-end. Host Erica Johnson and her team examine over 50 hotel rooms with the aid of a hidden camera and one of Canada's top microbiologists. Six core items are tested and used to calculate the final scores for each hotel. These items include TV remote, ...
  • 2012
  • 00:21:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/24/2014

Marketplace The Dirt on Hotels (Part 2 of 2)

Marketplace checks in to check out the dirt in six Canadian hotel chains — from no-frills to high-end. Host Erica Johnson and her team examine over 50 hotel rooms with the aid of a hidden camera and one of Canada's top microbiologists. Six core items are tested and used to calculate the final scores for each hotel. These items include TV remote, ...
  • 2012
  • 00:20:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/24/2014

Charly and Max get involved The early bird gets the… cans

Charly and Max decide to collect bottles from their neighbours in order to have a little pocket money.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:27
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

News in Review - April 2014 The Economic Benefits of Hiring Disabled Employees

Entering the workforce has often been a struggle for people with disabilities. In recent times, however, more employers have been realizing the tremendous potential of this sometimes marginalized group. 
  • 2014
  • 00:11:08
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/15/2014

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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

Venture The Elevator Pitch

You've got a great idea but no one to pitch it to. You suddenly find yourself in an elevator with the top venture capitalists in the world. Can you sell your idea in the time it takes to ride 10 floors? Videojournalist Tracie Tighe was a fly on an elevator wall in the Silicon Valley, at the biggest elevator pitch ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 1999 The End of Eaton's: Retail Evolution

The changing retail marketplace, the inevitable passage of time, and what many see as the natural decline of an institution unable to change with the times are just some of the issues that this story represents. It is not, however, simply a business story, since for 129 years Eaton’s represented a quintessentially Canadian institution and part of the national identity. ...
  • 1999
  • 00:13:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1999

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