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A playful way to bring water closer

Jul 24, 2007
More than a billion people worldwide don't have access to clean water. But one South African village has found a way for communities to access fresh drinking water and have fun at the same time. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Posted In: Canada

Crisis over Roche AIDS drug recall

Jul 24, 2007
Cancer-causing byproducts forced the drug maker to stop production, leaving many in the developing world without inexpensive options for treating HIV. Activists want Big Pharma to step in. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health, Science

Delivering to the global economy

Jul 23, 2007
Globalization has played a large part in the strong growth of United Parcel Service. Kai Ryssdal talked to CEO Michael Eskew about how the business has changed -- and stayed the same.
Posted In: Canada, Retail

Milking money out of stolen crates

Jul 23, 2007
Thieves have found a way to turn a huge profit on recyclables: sending stolen milk crates to plastic manufacturers. Kai Ryssdal talks to Edmund Woods, who handles security for a major Southern California dairy.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Starbucks heads south of the border

Jul 23, 2007
The seemingly everpresent coffee-and-lifestyle retailer is looking to perk up its stale stock numbers with a caffeinated push in Tijuana, the busiest border crossing in the world. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico, Retail

Poll: Saying 'no' to globalization

Jul 23, 2007
A new poll finds that consumers on both sides of the Atlantic feel their lifestyles are threatened by cheap labor in China and India. Well-heeled executives should pay more taxes, too. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Vodafone pressured on Verizon stakehold

Jul 23, 2007
One of the European telecom giant's biggest shareholders wants to drop its big stake in Verizon Wireless. But that won't go over well with other shareholders who like the U.S. firm. We get the lowdown from Andrew Parker.
Posted In: Canada, Investing

Harley-Davidson accelerates overseas

Jul 19, 2007
Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle maker, said today its profits are roaring ahead overseas. But here at home they've slipped into reverse. Why? Stephen Beard takes a look.
Posted In: Canada, Wall Street

Hershey reports a profit meltdown

Jul 19, 2007
The candy maker says profits over the past three months tumbled 96% compared with last year. The slide comes as Hershey is cooking up ways to fix its milk chocolate business, get into the premium chocolate market, and expand abroad. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Canada, Wall Street

There's no stopping China's economy

Jul 19, 2007
China's government has been trying to put the brakes on its booming economy, but officials announced today that 2nd-quarter GDP grew 11.9% and consumer prices rose 4.4% in June. But they also say it's not necessarily overheated growth, points out Muir Dickey.
Posted In: Canada

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