Greg Sadler

Greg Sadler is an investigative journalist with CBC Marketplace.

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MARKETPLACE

Have a car with a push-to-start ignition? Here's how it could end up stolen and overseas

Cars stolen from Ontario and Quebec are openly being advertised and sold in West African countries, including Nigeria and Ghana, according to a Marketplace investigation, which also found thieves are targeting vehicles with push-to-start ignitions.
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Hidden cameras capture deceptive tactics used to sell overpriced HVAC contracts

A hidden camera investigation by Marketplace and Go Public reveals the deceptive sales pitches luring so many Canadians into long-term contacts for new HVAC equipment they don't need.
MARKETPLACE

Illegal, untested CBD products are everywhere and could be putting you at risk

CBD is found everywhere, from chocolate bars to pet treats and vape pens to face creams. While CBD itself holds real medicinal promise, Marketplace reveals many CBD products are illegal, come with unauthorized health claims not backed by science and ingredients that can’t be legally verified.
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B.C. boy permanently brain damaged after eating lettuce contaminated with E. coli

Marketplace finds out why outbreaks of E. coli keep happening with romaine lettuce — and meets a B.C. family whose young son was sickened, and will never be the same.
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'My car's on fire': Drivers fear for their safety as years-long recall rollout drags on

Millions of Hyundai and Kia vehicles run the risk of sudden engine fires and failures — and drivers say recalls have done little to address the safety issues. Marketplace and Go Public join forces to investigate the potentially dangerous engines, exposing flaws in Canada's recall system.
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Looking for local appliance repair? Why you can't always trust what you find on Google Maps

If your washing machine is on the blink and you're looking for appliance repair, be wary — new evidence from an investigation by CBC's Marketplace reveals that you can’t always trust Google when it comes to finding a reliable local appliance repair person.
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Why millions of dollars in federal grocery subsidies haven't lessened food insecurity in the North

Some Iqaluit residents go to creative lengths to avoid buying food at the grocery store — where a 24-pack of bottled water can cost $29.99. Marketplace explores why people in the North still pay so much more despite the fact the grocery industry there receives millions in federal subsidies.
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Canada's major grocery chains slow to tackle the mounting problem of plastic waste

If single-use plastic packaging is increasingly frowned upon, why are Canada's biggest grocery chains filled with so much of it? Marketplace visits a supermarket in the U.K. that recently eliminated plastic packaging from 2,000 of the products it sells to see what it will take to go plastic-free.
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We hired ethical hackers to hack a family's smart home — here's how it turned out

Whether for security, convenience or the cool factor, millions of Canadians are automating their homes with the latest smart home gadgets. But a Marketplace investigation reveals that the convenience might come at a cost.
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Microplastics found in some Canadian bottled water

Marketplace asked a lab at McGill University to test leading Canadians bottled water brands. It found microplastics in 60 per cent of the samples.

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