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Baby business Part 1: The surrogates

More Canadian parents are turning to surrogacy. What they’re finding is a broken system that’s failing to protect everyone — parents are afraid to speak up, while surrogates are put in risky situations and can't be paid.
(Steve Lawrence/CBC)

As infertility rates go up in Canada, desperate couples are turning to surrogacy. But a new investigation reveals that because there are few federal regulations on the surrogacy system, the process isn't working for everyone.

Jayme Poisson speaks with Chris Glover and Chelsea Gomez, who spent months investigating surrogacy in Canada, in the first of a two-part series.

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