The Current Should allergy protection in schools be a human right?

Like many children across the country, Elodie has a life-threatening food allergy. Her mom Lynn Glover removed Elodie from her Hamilton, Ontario school last fall because she believed the school wasn't offering enough protection. She's since filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario claiming her daughter faced discrimination. In 2006, Ontario created the first law in the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/07/2014

Marketplace Something's Fishy: Do You Trust Supermarkets?

If you're purchasing fish at the supermarket, buyer beware! As this Marketplace doc discovers, the labels on fish may be hiding the facts. Using cutting-edge technology, their team tests more than 150 pieces of fish, everything from halibut to sea bass to shark, bought from major chains across Canada. The results reveal some questionable business ethics and may mean that ...
  • 2010
  • 00:12:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

We are the Best Sparkling Cider from Rougemont

This pioneering Quebec cider house is spearheading Canada's craft cider revival. Join chef Ricardo Larrivée as he explores what goes into making world-class cider.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:05
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/28/2017

The National Sports drinks and energy drinks unhealthy for kids and teens

Most children and teens shouldn't consume sports and energy drinks, and the products should no longer be marketed to them, the Canadian Paediatric Society says. In a new position statement, the society said sports drinks are high in sugar, which contributes to the obesity epidemic as well as dental cavities.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/12/2018

The Current Starvation Politics: Aboriginal Nutrition Experiments

If Canada is contrite about taking First Nations children from their families and sending them to residential schools, what apology is appropriate for not feeding them enough once there? We explore new revelations that some Aboriginal people were kept intentionally malnourished for government nutritional experiments. Newly uncovered documents reveal that about the time Canadian soldiers shouldered weapons to stop some ...
  • 2013
  • 00:20:30
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/13/2014

Ideas Stuffed (Part 1 of 2)

For most of the 20th century, North American food consumption was relatively stable, but the 1980s marked the beginning of a dramatic shift. We're eating, on average, 200 calories per day more than we did just thirty years ago. We're eating larger portions and we're eating more often. What happened to bring about this sudden change? In this two-part series Jill ...
  • 2013
  • 00:54:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/29/2014

Ideas Stuffed (Part 2 of 2)

For most of the 20th century, North American food consumption was relatively stable, but the 1980s marked the beginning of a dramatic shift. We're eating, on average, 200 calories per day more than we did just thirty years ago. We're eating larger portions, and we're eating more often. What happened to bring about this sudden change? In this two-part series ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/11/2014

Marketplace Sugar Surprise: Dieter's Dilemma

You may get a sugar shock from this program as it exposes how much sugar there is in the foods we eat. Sugar is the secret ingredient that makes food taste better, and at little cost to manufacturers. People are consuming half their weight in sugar every year, contributing to growing health problems such as obesity and diabetes. The problem ...
  • 2003
  • 00:24:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Superbugs in the Supermarket: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotics are a cornerstone of modern medicine, but bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to them. This means people are getting sicker and taking longer to get well. One culprit could be the large amounts of antibiotics given to the animals we eat, even when they're healthy. In an important story about human health, Marketplace tests chicken samples from major supermarkets ...
  • 2010
  • 00:21:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Back in Time for Dinner The 1940s

Welcome to the austere 1940s. In episode 1 of Back in Time for Dinner, the Campus family begin their time-travelling adventure. In the '40s they experience wartime rationing, strict gender roles in the home, technology-free entertainment and a diet lacking in the diversity of food that they are used to.
  • 2018
  • 00:43:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/05/2018