NEWS: MARKETPLACE » FILES - BY SUBJECT
broadcast more than 2,000 stories over
more than 30 seasons. We've gathered just
about every story the program has done
over the past six years on this website.
We've divided those stories
into nine categories to help make it
easier for you to find them. Those categories
are listed below.
If you still can't find
what you're looking for, try the CBC.ca's
search engine. The results will list Marketplace stories
as well as stories from other CBC departments,
including radio, television and the Internet.
Car: This section includes stories
about car and small truck safety, airbags,
tires, fuel prices, insurance, elderly
drivers, peeling paint, used cars,
Environment: This section was begun
during the 2000-2001 season. Included
are stories about such topics as wind
power and 'good' wood.
Food: This section deals with issues
surrounding the food we eat from
food labels to organics to best before
dates to food additives, even drinking
coffee "with a conscience."
and Safety: Our largest section,
here you'll find stories about everything
from accutane to air quality in arenas,
dangerous dogs, herbal remedies, drinking
water quality, and lead in toys...
Home: Stuck with Urea Formaldehyde
Foam Insulation? You'll find our story
on that issue here. You'll also find
stories about what to avoid at garage
sales, home insurance, pressure treated
lumber concerns, toilet tanks and the
return of the wood stove.
and Recreation: Under this topic,
you'll find stories such as whether
air travel is now a monopoly in Canada,
airline passenger rights, and if deregulation
has left small and medium sized airports
exposed when it comes to emergency
- Scams: A
few of these come to light every now
and then and Marketplace tries
to keep you abreast of them. Stories
we've aired in the past have dealt with
insurance fraud, fake antiques, fake
diamonds, charity scams and "Cuban" cigars.
Finances: How do you know whether
that check out scanner in your local
supermarket is accurate? Check this
section of the Marketplace website
for information on that are more, including:
are you giving to charity or a telemarketer?,
how do you pick a financial advisor?,
how do you make sure that pre-authorized
debits will stop when you want them
to?, and how do you prepare for small
- Services: As
governments across the country deregulate
and download, the services we depend
on are changing. Electricity is one that
is rapidly changing. We also look at
other services, like mystery shoppers.