Greg Sadler

Greg Sadler is an investigative journalist with CBC Marketplace.

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MARKETPLACE

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.
MARKETPLACE

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.
Marketplace

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.
MARKETPLACE

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.
MARKETPLACE

How companies use personal data to charge different people different prices for the same product

You know how after browsing online, the ads you see are suddenly about whatever you were looking for? Now a Marketplace investigation reveals it's not just ads that your browsing history affects — it's also the prices you're offered.
MARKETPLACE

RCMP says free trial scams are fraudulent, but credit card companies make victims pay

Every week, Marketplace receives dozens of emails from Canadians reporting all kinds of consumer concerns and deceptive schemes. Here's an in-depth look at the one scam that has generated more angry emails than all the rest.