Items tagged: agriculture

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Launching of Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health - May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Join us at the official launch date for the Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health, a national food advocacy organization in Windsor-Essex, the largest food-producing region in Canada. Sunday May 24, 2015 1-4pm Giovanni Caboto Club 2175 Parent Avenue Windsor, Ontario N8X 4K2 Tickets...

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Genetic Engineering Tour with Dr. Thierry Vrain - November 13

November 13, 2014 - 4:51 pm

Do you have questions or concerns regarding genetically engineered (GE) foods and your health? The 2014 Genetically Engineered Foods and Your Health Cross-Canada Speakers’ Tour seeks to provide the Canadian public with an opportunity to discuss their concerns around GE foods from a scientific...

Categories: Past Events

GMOs Are A Bad Idea. If A 15 Year Old Can See It So Clearly, Why Can’t Many Scientists?

November 13, 2014 - 1:49 pm

By Joe Martino As originally posted on www.collective-evolution.com Recently TEDx Toronto held its event which featured a popular figure amongst the GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) community, Rachel Parent. She first started studying GMOs at the age of 12 while doing a school project. By...

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Rona Ambrose Ready to Discuss GMOs with Rachel Parent

October 17, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Rachel Parent is thrilled to announce that Canada's Health Minister Rona Ambrose has agreed to meet with her to discuss the topic of GMOs! After submitting two couriered letters to Ms. Ambrose over the past year, coordinating two awareness marches, making several television appearances, and giving...

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Can GM Crops Feed the World?

October 2, 2014 - 11:32 am

The promise that genetically modified crops can “feed the world” is largely used by the biotechnology industry to encourage widespread acceptance of their technology, but it overlooks the real causes of hunger, and disregards the limitations and harmful impacts of GM agriculture. Fact#1: In the...

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Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) Joins Forces to Denounce 2,4-D Crops

November 19, 2012 - 2:15 pm

The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network has joined forces with groups Équiterre, Nature Québec, the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Prevent Cancer Now, and Vigilance OGM to denounce approval of 2,4-D tolerant GM corn and soy which will expand pesticide use in Canada. If you...

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