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.Share your thoughts on Made in Bangladesh belowOn that day when the 8 story Rana Plaza came crashing down in Dhaka Bangladesh, the world became transfixed by the endless stream of bodies and the harrowing stories of survivors.As the body count grew eventually topping more than 1,100 so did the questions about how such a tragedy could happen and why companies behind the clothing brands we all love were connected to clothes being made in such dangerous conditions.In Canada, the story hit close to the bone, when tags and clothing bearing the name Fresh in the rubble.Fast Fashion the cheap, trendy clothing that changes every few weeks rather than once a season was suddenly under greater scrutiny than ever.And so, in the weeks following the tragedy, the fifth estate set out on a mission: How did clothes from Loblaw Joe Fresh brand end up being made in Rana Plaza? And what did Canadian retailers really know about how their clothes were being made?Speaking with a designer willing to talk openly about how their ideas came into being in Bangladeshi factories proved difficult but one designer decided to speak out.Sujeet Sennik is a former designer with Walmart Canada. He started his career in haute couture in the early 1990s, with Christian Dior and Balenciaga in Paris, before eventually making it back home to Canada and his job with Walmart.He soon began to feel the pressure of having to make his designs come alive faster and cheaper, and that meant getting them made in one of the cheapest places in the world to make clothes Bangladesh.Bangladesh is now the second largest exporter of readymade garments in the world after China. In Canada, retailers began flocking to the country after Ottawa dropped import duties from Bangladesh back in 2003.
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