News in Review - November 1994 Superstores: Is Bigger Better?

Whatever happened to Main Street? This report looks at the most recent phase in megamarketing and the cultural and economic implications of Wal-Mart's arrival in Canada.
  • 1994
  • 00:11:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1994

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Venture The Gospel According to Jimmy Pattison

Jimmy Pattison has created the largest private empire in Canada owned by one person, an empire worth $3.4 billion. And at age 68, he's not stopping. Venture follows Pattison on the hunt for even more acquisitions.
  • 1998
  • 00:11:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone The Great Food Revolution: 24 Hours, 24 Million Meals (Part 3 of 4)

In Episode 3 of The Great Food Revolution, see how New York feeds 24 million people in one 24-hour slice. The same choreographed dance of supply and demand (and clean up!) happens in urban areas all over the world, every day. Meet dockworkers, fishmongers, chefs, shoppers, Wall Street tycoons and street vendors, all trying to grab their share of the daily ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Hour The Hour Does Business

BlackBerry, lululemon, Roots. George Stroumboulopoulos sits down with the founders of these Canadian companies and business success stories. Plus incisive conversations with the sharpest minds in business writing, Malcolm Gladwell and David Chilton, make this a must for marketing, entrepreneurial and business courses! Featuring interviews with Nouriel Roubini, Harry Dent, David Chilton, Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen Bronfman, Michael Budman (Roots), Jim ...
  • 2009
  • 01:50:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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

Venture Town Doctor: Doug Hall Fixes Tofino

Tofino, on beautiful Vancouver Island, is famous for its surf and long, long stretches of sand. Doug Hall is a top-dollar American consultant. Fortune 500 companies hire him to kick-start their businesses, boost sales, and invent new products. What happens when Venture plucks this celebrated business brain out of the canyons of corporate America and beaches him on the western ...
  • 2005
  • 00:22:24
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2010 Toyota Recalls Millions of Vehicles

In the last few months, the Toyota Motor Corporation has recalled more than eight million vehicles. The recall came after a number of complaints about the safety of some of its models. In this News in Review story, we’ll look at why the giant Japanese company took such drastic action, and how the recall affected Toyota owners in Canada.
  • 2010
  • 00:13:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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Marketplace Trouble's Brewing

With so many Canadians making coffee shops a part of their daily routine — in fact, spending five billion dollars a year — just how do the top chains fare when it comes to food safety? Erica Johnson makes the rounds with a Calgary health inspector to reveal the rigours of regular inspections that both large and small businesses must ...
  • 2006
  • 00:26:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2003 Turbulence: Air Canada & Bombardier

After the collapse of the World Trade Center towers no business was more severely affected than the travel industry. Now two of Canada’s most important corporations are in big trouble. Air Canada is near bankruptcy and Bombardier, which makes aircraft, is being forced to deal with its huge load of debt. We examine how this came about and look at ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2003

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The National Women-focused co-working spaces increase in Canada New

The spike coincides with the rise of the #MeToo movement, as more women look for an alternative to the male-dominated workplace. But are these women-only workplaces discriminatory?
  • 2018
  • 00:04:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2018