News in Review - March 2000 The Senators: Selling the Home Team

As we have seen in previous News in Review stories, business and sport are inextricably linked and subject to the same market forces and market realities as other businesses. This story, which focuses on the Ottawa Senators NHL hockey team, also examines the medium-market sport franchises of Canada’s “national game” in Quebec City, Winnipeg and Edmonton. The role of government ...
  • 2000
  • 00:15:45
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  • Added on: 03/15/2000

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The National The Sharing Economy

Taxis and hotels are two businesses being disrupted by a new business model based on an old idea: sharing. Airbnb, Uber and other online services help connect people willing to offer their underused apartment, automobile passenger space or other assets to those who want access to them. The sharing (or peer-to-peer) economy is worth billions of dollars and growing. But ...
  • 2014
  • 00:10:47
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  • Added on: 12/02/2014

Charly and Max get involved The shopping spree

Charly takes stock of her clothes and reviews her buying list to keep only what she really needs.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:14
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  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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News in Review - December 2011 The Struggle to Save Canada's Farmland

Every year Canada loses thousands of acres of farmland. The land is lost when farmers give up farming or sell their land to developers. But now some Canadians are trying to fight back. In this News in Review story we'll look at a group of farmers in Ontario who thought they were selling their land to a big company so ...
  • 2011
  • 00:13:35
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  • Added on: 12/15/2011

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News in Review - September 2007 The Trial of Conrad Black

In mid-July former media baron Conrad Black was found guilty of obstruction of justice and three counts of mail fraud. The verdict came after a 15-week trial in a Chicago courtroom. Black, who will be sentenced in November, could be sent to prison for many years. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Black trial and the ...
  • 2007
  • 00:13:48
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  • Added on: 09/15/2007

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Venture The Wal-Martization of Canada / Vietnam Economic Boom

The Wal-Martization of Canada: Run with slogan-driven military precision, Wal-Mart is the world's most successful retailer. The company, however, has found their move into the Canadian market to be more difficult than expected. Wal-Mart's primary task is to build trust. This is difficult when you are an ultra-secretive American company with a troubling reputation. Venture addresses specific concerns and takes a rare look ...
  • 1994
  • 00:21:19
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Fortune Hunters Thirst for Profits: Selling Alcohol

Watch as entrepreneurs thirsty for success pour their energy into one of the best-performing industries in the country. Alcoholic beverages and the booze industry seem better poised than most sectors of the economy to weather the storm. Booze is an affordable luxury we’re not willing to give up in tough economic times. Follow John Vellinga, and his dream of taking ...
  • 2009
  • 00:19:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National This app is 'the Airbnb for hourly paid work' New

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

The Passionate Eye This Changes Everything

Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller on climate change, This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines – from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air ...
  • 2015
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  • Added on: 05/04/2016

The Current This Land is My Land: Nisga'a First Nation Moves to Privatize Land

As part of The Current's Project Money, Laura Lynch looks at a plan some are excited to begin, and others want to stop before it starts. Fifteen years after signing an historic and financially empowering land deal with the federal and provincial governments, the Nisga'a First Nation is among the first Aboriginal groups to approve ownership of private property.
  • 2013
  • 00:22:51
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  • Added on: 08/08/2014