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The National - The truth about vet billsOct 3, 2013 | 2:41The National The truth about vet bills Video
The National The truth about vet bills Oct 3, 2013 | 2:41A CBC Marketplace investigation suggests some vets are over vaccinating and pet owners and paying the price. Editor's Note: In this story, we reported a 90 per cent increase in vet care costs. The information was sourced from a government report on veterinary costs citing Statistics Canada. In response to your questions, we asked Stats Canada to run the numbers again and provide more detail. Here’s what they tell us: “The average expenditure per household reporting for veterinarian and other services (including kenneling, boarding and other pet related services) was $264 in 1997 and $587 in 2009 (increase of 122%)." They also say, "Pet food" and "Purchase of pets and related pet goods" are not included with "Veterinarian and other services."
The National - Chocolate prices on the riseSep 23, 2013 | 2:19The National Chocolate prices on the rise Video
The National Chocolate prices on the rise Sep 23, 2013 | 2:19How the high demand for dark chocolate is making all chocolate more expensive.
The National - Wireless spectrum auctionSep 17, 2013 | 3:37The National Wireless spectrum auction Video
The National Wireless spectrum auction Sep 17, 2013 | 3:37Wind Mobile will be among bidders for a future wireless spectrum auction as it moves to take on big carriers Rogers, Telus and Bell.
The National - Off-TargetAug 21, 2013 | 2:52The National Off-Target Video
The National Off-Target Aug 21, 2013 | 2:52Target says its quarterly profits have missed the mark and it's partly because of the expansion into Canada.
The National - James Moore on Verizon in CanadaAug 16, 2013 | 7:06The National James Moore on Verizon in Canada Video
The National James Moore on Verizon in Canada Aug 16, 2013 | 7:06Industry Minister James Moore on the possibility of U.S. telecom giant Verizon coming to Canada.
The National - Downsizing the big box storeAug 6, 2013 | 2:26The National Downsizing the big box store Video
The National Downsizing the big box store Aug 6, 2013 | 2:26Small is the new trend among big retailers, especially in urban centres.
The National - Honest Ed's for saleJul 16, 2013 | 4:04The National Honest Ed's for sale Video
The National Honest Ed's for sale Jul 16, 2013 | 4:04The iconic Toronto discount store Honest Ed's is up for sale.
The National - Fashion and four wheelsJun 19, 2013 | 2:31The National Fashion and four wheels Video
The National Fashion and four wheels Jun 19, 2013 | 2:31These aspiring designers are taking their boutique to the streets in a fashion-forward truck.
The National - The Cost of CheapJun 17, 2013 | 15:39The National The Cost of Cheap Video
The National The Cost of Cheap Jun 17, 2013 | 15:39Susan Ormiston returns to the site of a collapsed garment factory in Bangladesh that killed over 1,100 people, to find out who really deserves the blame.
The National - The sound of cleanMay 9, 2013 | 2:55The National The sound of clean Video
The National The sound of clean May 9, 2013 | 2:55Clothesline users in Halifax promote it as a clean, green alternative to the energy-hungry dryer
The National - Abercrombie & Fitch criticizedMay 8, 2013 | 2:09The National Abercrombie & Fitch criticized Video
The National Abercrombie & Fitch criticized May 8, 2013 | 2:09Abercrombie & Fitch is being criticized for catering only to shoppers who wear a small size.
The National - In their own wordsApr 10, 2013 | 2:16The National In their own words Video
The National In their own words Apr 10, 2013 | 2:16Students from across Canada share their perspective on UNICEF's study on children's well-being
The National - Study on child well-beingApr 10, 2013 | 2:21The National Study on child well-being Video
The National Study on child well-being Apr 10, 2013 | 2:21Canada scored below many of the world's rich nations in a study of the well-being of children, ranking 17th out of 29 countries
The National - Toronto's tiny housesMar 28, 2013 | 2:36The National Toronto's tiny houses Video
The National Toronto's tiny houses Mar 28, 2013 | 2:36CBC's Marivel Taruc tours Craven Road, home to the largest concentration of houses under 500 square feet in the city
The National - Immigrants and harsh Canadian wintersMar 2, 2013 | 2:36The National Immigrants and harsh Canadian winters Video
The National Immigrants and harsh Canadian winters Mar 2, 2013 | 2:36Bonnie Allen looks at the struggles of some immigrants to adapt to Canadian life, particularly Canadian winters.

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