Desjardins Vignettes Where does money come from?

The flow of money is a cycle in which everyone plays a role.
  • 2014
  • 00:01:38
  • General
  • Added on: 10/03/2014

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The National Who's Minding the Mines?

Canada has the largest mining industry in the world, bar none, but we also have one of the worst reputations. Who’s holding Canada accountable for its abuses in developing countries? A mining watchdog agency has done little to protect communities abroad, critics say. In 2009, the federal government appointed a corporate social responsibility counsellor to probe complaints about Canadian companies committing ...
  • 2011
  • 00:11:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Who's Minding the Store?

Thieves are breaking into stores, gas stations and restaurants and actually ripping out the hard drives attached to the point of sale terminals used to swipe your plastic. While stores and restaurants are keeping quiet, and credit card companies cover your losses, in the end, we all pay a price and, for the crooks, it's a windfall.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CANAdooDAday Why’s a Loonie Called a Loonie

In this fun rap, a Canadian kid explains to his American friend what a Loonie coin is, what you can do with it, and how it got its name.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 08/01/2017

Doc Zone Wine Confidential

Wine-makers have discovered that there are huge profits in making quality wine at reasonable prices. The result is an industry worth over 200 billion dollars worldwide. It's nothing short of a revolution and wine lovers around the world are lapping it up. Millions are being spent at auctions, and celebrities have now joined the ranks of top winemakers. We pop the ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Women and minimum wage New

One hundred years after Canada introduced a minimum wage, it's mostly women still stuck at the bottom of the income ladder. And while some call recent minimum wage hikes a good thing, others call them job killers.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/23/2018

Venture Work/Life Balance

This feature comprises five stories examining the crisis of Canadian workers as they try to balance home life with work demands. First is a segment about current research that bears out the evidence: people are stressed out and it’s costing business a fortune. Three parts of this anthology detail the life of one workaholic who changed her life with the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:23:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Venture Workplace Stress: The Balancing Act

This program examines how difficult it is to balance work and life in today's workplace. Most people feel their lives are out of control and absenteeism, employee turnover, and rising drug plan costs that are substantially on the rise would bear this out. For 20 years corporations have tried to deal with stress in the workplace through fitness programs and ...
  • 2002
  • 00:10:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2000 World Trade: The Subsidy War

Globalization is a political and economic concept that has been much extolled in the last decade. It is also a trading phenomenon that has had very real effects on the way Canadians live. This News in Review story, which revisits the troubled – some would say disastrous – Seattle World Trade talks, explores the advantages, disadvantages, and above all the conflicts created ...
  • 2000
  • 00:16:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2000

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The Exchange Young Canadians: Funding the Future

Paul Kershaw, founder of Generation Squeeze, is a UBC professor and leading thinker on generational inequality in Canada. He talks with CBC's Peter Armstrong about how Canada Pension Plan reforms will affect young people and their future plans for retirement.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016