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

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

News in Review - April 2016 ​Clean Energy: Seeking Renewable Sources

In March 2016 Canada’s federal government met with provincial premiers to put together a national climate plan, one that will address carbon emissions. Canada is far behind other industrial nations in outlining measures to reduce the burning of fossil fuels. Many experts argue that taxing the population may not be the best solution to a cleaner planet. So how do ...
  • 2016
  • 00:15:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/18/2016

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News in Review - November 2015 ​Norway's Oil: Investing in a Nation's Future

The worldwide drop in oil prices has left Alberta facing a billion-dollar deficit and its economy balancing on the edge of recession, possibly dragging the rest of Canada with it. What happened with the surplus the province made over the years of high oil prices? There may be a lesson to learn from across the Atlantic in Norway. What did ...
  • 2015
  • 00:12:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2015

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News in Review - March 2016 ​The Canadian Economy: Facing a Global ​Downturn

When the International Monetary Fund downgraded its global economic forecast in January 2016, it predicted Canada's economy would only grow 1.7 percent for the year. Canadian banks aren't as optimistic, settling for a mere 1.3 per cent. It’s not good news for a country that is admittedly feeling the pinch of a downturn. What's to blame? China? Slower than expected ...
  • 2016
  • 00:16:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/17/2016

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