Marketplace Lousy Labels: The Natural and Organic Deception?

As consumers, we love our shampoos, deodorants, lotions, makeup and other personal care products. But as the products add up, so do the chemicals. That's why 64% of us say we're seeking out more "natural" or "organic" items. But how do we know what these labels mean? Marketplace takes a closer look at green personal care products. It turns out ...
  • 2011
  • 00:21:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Lunchbox Breakdown

Walk down the aisles of any supermarket, and you’ll notice an explosion of prepared foods for kids’ lunches. This collection of three National mini-documentaries takes a closer look at these convenient snacks and meals to find out how they stack up nutritionally. Reporter Reg Sherren profiles Alberta’s APPLE Project promoting active living and healthy eating in schools. Ian Hanomansing assesses ...
  • 2010
  • 00:23:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 1996 Mad Cow Disease: The Panic Over Beef

The possible link between a fatal bovine disease and a human brain disease in Britain raises important questions about agricultural practices as well as political and economic issues.
  • 1996
  • 00:11:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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We are the Best Maple Syrup from Saint-Robert-Bellarmin

Step inside two Quebec sugar shacks — one vintage, the other state-of-the-art. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he taps into the sweet heart of maple country and learns just how much the industry has changed.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

News in Review - December 2017 Mind, Body and Spirit: Exploring Healthy Options New

The Canadian government considers this country to be in a health crisis. Obesity, diabetes, cancer and mental health issues are on the rise and taking a toll on the country’s health services. But we can all take steps now to live a healthier and longer life. The CBC’s health reporter Christine Birak takes us through just a few of the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:12:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/20/2017

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We are the Best Molson Beer

Founded in 1786 by John Molson, Montreal's Molson Brewery is the oldest operating brewery in North America. For over 100 years, this company has been gaining international recognition. Currently, Molson Coors is the third largest beer company in the world, brewing 90 kinds of beers that are available in 50 countries. Seventh generation Molsons, Geoff and Andrew, are driven by ...
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2017

We are the Best Mustard Seeds from Cabri

Did you know that Canada is the largest producer of high-quality mustard in the world? Condiment makers like Maille use Canadian seeds for their famous Dijon. In fact, they end up buying more than 5,000 tonnes of yield every year — enough for more than 1.9 billion small jars of mustard. Farmers like Kevin Hursh from Cabri, Sask., are part ...
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2017

The Nature of Things Myth or Science

Whether it's an urban myth, an old wives' tales, or a health headline offering the latest advice, how much stock can we put in all the different claims we hear? Do we really lose most of our heat through are heads? Does eating fast make you gain weight? From Winnipeg to Florida, from New York City to Vancouver, molecular biologist ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Orange Juice: Juicy Secrets

About two-thirds of us have bought premium orange juice in the past six months, many convinced by claims of pure and natural juice, which make it seem like oranges fall off the tree into the carton. But that’s not the whole story. Marketplace host Tom Harrington talks to juice lovers and an expert who wrote the book on OJ, revealing just how ...
  • 2015
  • 00:20:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2015

Fortune Hunters Organic Entrepreneurs: Competing with Corporate Giants

Organic food used to be reserved for hippies and "health nuts." But now major food companies are clamoring to create organic products and the "eat local" phenomenon is growing quickly. But what does "organic" really mean? And what does it take to hunt and find a fortune in this industry? After some serious success with her all-organic baby food line, ...
  • 2008
  • 00:23:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013