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 Coffee with a Conscience

The specialty coffee business is growing by leaps and bounds in North America. There seems to be a coffeehouse on almost every corner. This has meant increased profits for coffee importers and marketers, but it has not translated into a higher standard of living for the people who grow the coffee beans. But there is an alternative: Fair Trade Coffee, ...
  • 1999
  • 00:14:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Identity Theft

Imagine someone stealing who you are: they take your name, they take your date of birth, they take your social insurance number and they start using it to their benefit. It's a chilling scenario and in this age of computers, very easy to accomplish. What steps can you take to prevent it happening to you?
  • 1999
  • 00:12:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Small Claims Court

At some point, most of us wish we could fight back against unscrupulous retailers. Meet a woman who has taken numerous cases to Small Claims Court and won — a landlord/tenant dispute, two travel holidays gone wrong and a faulty car radio. The businesses taken to court paid a hefty price for not settling with her sooner. The keys to ...
  • 1999
  • 00:08:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013