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CBC News 20 Nov 2020

Inside Canada's unchecked puppy importing business (Marketplace)


CBC Marketplace investigates the growing trade of puppies imported to Canada in unsafe conditions from eastern Europe. Dogs that arrive sick with viruses and fake vaccination records are often sold on Kijiji. Marketplace gears up with hidden cameras to meet some of the sellers face to face. Who's behind the import of all these puppies?

Axios has named "No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram" its Business Book of the Year. The book, published by Simon and Schuster, a division of CBS' parent company, ViacomCBS, tells the story of Instagram's origins and what happened after Facebook bought the picture-sharing platform. Author Sarah Frier spoke with Anne-Marie Green on CBSN about what she learned.
Canadians who experience symptoms of COVID-19 for weeks or months after first getting ill told CBC's Marketplace and The National they are struggling to access the medical care they need. Countries such as the U.K., meanwhile, are funding specific health-care services for those known as long-haulers.

Brian Haag of California was concerned when his puppy, Phyllis, started shaking and was having trouble standing up straight. He had no idea why and took her to the vet. Brian says he was shocked to learn that Phyllis tested positive for THC, a compound found in cannabis. Brian says while he doesn't use marijuana, he shares a yard with neighbors who do and he believes Phyllis may have eaten a discarded joint. Inside Edition Digital's Mara Montalbano has more.
Out of the hundreds of companies that go public on the stock market each year, only about 20 have been founded and led by women. Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the difficulties women face in business.

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