Marketplace Flight safety: Are you prepared for an emergency?

Your chances of surviving an airline emergency are better than you may think. Think you know what to do to keep safe? In a unique simulation, the Marketplace team puts airline safety to the test. What they have to reveal could save your life.
  • 2016
  • 00:22:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2017

News in Review - March 2013 Flu Season: Winter's Nasty Blow

Along with cold, ice and snow, the arrival of winter also ushers in flu season. People across the country and around the world are hit every year by the flu bug. But how bad was it this year and what can be done about it?
  • 2013
  • 00:14:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2013

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News in Review - November 2003 Food Safety: From Store to Fork

The numbers are staggering and the threat almost always unseen. It’s estimated that two million Canadians a year will suffer from food poisoning and on average about 30 will die. In restaurants, grocery stores and at home there’s constant danger from microscopic organisms such as E. coli that can sneak through even the most secure food safety net. News in ...
  • 2003
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2003

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News in Review - April 2001 Foot-and-mouth: A Transborder Crisis

In this story we examine the economic, political, inter-governmental and personal implications of the outbreak of this disease and the frightening capability of foot-and-mouth to spread across national borders. The story also involves disciplines and areas of study such as biology, immunology, global marketplaces, farm management and tourism. As Canadians, we have been affected by the spread of the disease ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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Firsthand Forever Young

Forever Young is a film that challenges our view of aging and reveals new technologies which could significantly extend human life. Death is the ultimate insult to the scientific mind. While science, technology and medicine have advanced in leaps and bounds during the past century, humans have still not cracked the most elemental challenge of them all: how to conquer death ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/17/2015

Quirks & Quarks Generating Electricity Within the Body

One challenge for medical devices that are implanted within the body — such as pacemakers, drug pumps or neural stimulators — is power. Generally, they're powered by batteries, but when the power runs out, the batteries have to be replaced, requiring further invasive surgery. Professor John Rogers, from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois ...
  • 2014
  • 00:08:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/10/2014

Firsthand Girls' Night Out

Girls’ Night Out tackles the prevalent and often dangerous culture of binge drinking and young women. A deeply personal point-of-view film embedded in the stories of young women engaged in, and in "recovery" from, this toxic epidemic, the film offers an intimate conversation around this very serious issue. It explores the all-too-ubiquitous story of what’s happening to 80% of the young ...
  • 2016
  • 00:43:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/04/2016

The Moblees Glidey Slide

Bailey and the other Moblees take an extra special Snowflake to Glacier Glade by gliding all the way.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/03/2017

Marketplace Gluten-free: The truth behind the trend

Celebrities are touting the benefits of gluten-free diet, and companies are pitching their own gluten-free products. An excellent piece on consumer awareness and dietary choices, this Marketplace episode reveals how a serious disease is becoming a marketer's dream, and what you should know before dropping gluten from your diet.
  • 2014
  • 00:21:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2015

Marketplace Grey, Black and Blue: Nursing Home Violence

You may be surprised to learn that the vast majority of violent assaults in Canadian nursing homes involve one resident attacking another. You may be even more surprised to learn that the problem has been growing for years, and that one public report after another has recommended changes (to funding, to training, to institutional protocols) but that these recommendations have been ...
  • 2007
  • 00:26:19
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013