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 Cafeteria Confidential

Been in a high school cafeteria lately? You might have noticed that a lot of the fare is greasy, high carb foods. In Toronto, one grade 11 high school student has had enough and, with the help of her friends, has decided she’s going to do something about it. Allison Ewell, the smart outspoken teen who's not only taking on her ...
  • 2004
  • 00:10:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace How to Complain

Marketplace examines the way we complain and the way in which these complaints are handled by the industry. The program offers the top ten tips on how to complain and visits with a lady in New York who makes a living by complaining.
  • 2004
  • 00:23:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Rhyme Pays: Hip Hop and the Marketing of Cool

Join dub poet Clifton Joseph as he jets from France to New York City to Toronto on the money trail linking hip hop artists to high-end brands. Discover how companies get their products placed in songs, how much artists are paid for their singing endorsements, and how this trickles down to the teen consumer. Included are interviews with rappers K-OS, ...
  • 2004
  • 00:57:10
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013