Marketplace

On air since 1972, Marketplace is Canada’s consumer watchdog. We get the goods to help you shop smarter and protect yourself from slick scams and misleading marketing claims. We investigate the products and services we all use every day and push companies and government for answers. And we expose the truth on stories that matter to you and your family.

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Episodes

Marketplace Carrying Our Children

When we put a child on a school bus we are sure that everything has been done to ensure a safe journey, but school bus companies operate as if this was too much to ask. In fact some buses are in such bad condition it isn’t even safe for other vehicles to share the road with them. Spot-checks across the ...
  • 1998
  • 00:20:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/02/2018

Marketplace Food-Borne Diseases

Food-poisoning cases in Canada have doubled over the past 16 years, and many critics point to the way animals are raised and slaughtered as a major reason for this increase. Marketplace speaks with a former government inspector who says safety is compromised because there's a lot of pressure to produce more meat at a faster pace. And a slaughterhouse worker ...
  • 1998
  • 00:21:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013