Avneet Dhillon

Avneet Dhillon is a multi-platform journalist based in Toronto. She is currently working as a social producer for CBC News.

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School Violence

Q&A | How do we deal with violence in Canadian schools?

More than one-third of students between the ages of 14 and 21 say they were physically assaulted at least once before reaching high school, according to a survey commissioned as part of our School Violence series. Our panel of experts answer your questions about what parents and students can do.

Ordering flowers online and funeral home upselling: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including testing "Canada's official florist," more warnings about romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli, and our follow-up hidden camera investigation into funeral home sales tactics.

Battle of the food delivery apps and reselling Ikea furniture: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including our investigation into food delivery apps, the CRTC creating an internet code of conduct, and Ikea's pitch to buy back your used furniture.

Tracking scammers behind fake CRA calls: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including our investigation into the scammers behind those fake CRA calls, Ticketmaster recruiting professional scalpers, and a ban on artificial trans fats in Canada.

Sobeys price hike and telcos defend sales practices: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including rising food prices coming to Sobeys grocery stores, a potential Canada Post strike and telecom companies defending their sales tactics.

Home security cameras breached and Aeroplan settles lawsuit: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including a Saskatoon woman's home security breach, Ford and Toyota recalling millions of vehicles over a fire risk, and Aeroplan's owner settling a lawsuit over expiring points.

Airline luggage fees and mislabelled seafood: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including Air Canada and WestJet increasing their checked bag fees, an EpiPen alternative imported from the U.S., and widespread mislabelling of seafood in five Canadian cities.

Call centre confessions and the future of Aeroplan: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including former telco sales reps speaking out to the CRTC and what Air Canada's takeover of Aeroplan will mean for members.

Aeroplan adds airlines and buck a beer falls flat: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including Aeroplan adding three airlines to its loyalty program, a researcher's recycling solution for the EpiPen shortage and buck a beer falling flat with Ontario brewers.

Trade spat hits the grocery aisle and EpiPens in short supply: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including changing prices at the supermarket due to the tariff dispute with the U.S., flights booked with stolen loyalty points and Canada's only supplier of EpiPens running out of stock.

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