Items tagged: Canada

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Canadian Organic Growers Conference 2014

February 22, 2014 - 6:15 pm

The Organic Vision - In Search of Change Canadian Organic Grower's 8th Annual Conference Over 20 exciting speakers were on hand at the Organic Vision 2014 Conference including Woody Tasch, the founder of Slow Money and one of “25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World” by Utne magazine, Dr...

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Rachel Parent Challenges Rona Ambrose To Discuss GMOs

November 7, 2013 - 2:42 pm

As originally published on Huffington Post November 7, 2013 Teen activist Rachel Parent has challenged Health Minister Rona Ambrose to a debate on genetically modified foods. During the March Against Monsanto rally at Toronto's Queen's Park in early October, Parent invited Ambrose to talk...

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Healthy Choices Wellness Show - September 22, 2013

September 22, 2013 - 2:51 pm

Healthy Choices Wellness Show September 22, 2013 • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Holiday Inn in Cambridge, Ontario Featuring speaker Rachel Parent, Natalie Lauzon, and Mariah Barrett Rachel exhibits her large "Get Well Canada" card, and hangs around with her friends...

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WE Day Toronto - September 2013

September 20, 2013 - 12:52 am

Rachel arrives for WE Day Toronto rehearsal… Rachel awaits her turn to speak to an audience of 22,000 enthusiastic youth members. Friday September 20, 2013 Rachel Parent, WE DAY Youth Ambassador speaker for TELUS MTV.CA/WEDAY

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Rachel Parent Confronts Kevin O'Leary on GMOs

August 1, 2013 - 7:12 pm

Rachel enters the Lang and O'Leary television studio for the big debate... And the debate begins... Watch the Full Episode:

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March Against Monsanto - May 2013

May 24, 2013 - 6:33 pm

Kids Right to Know club members lined up, ready to begin the march. At the end of the March Against Monsanto on May 24, 2013, Rachel Parent publicly challenged Kevin O'Leary and CBC to have her on the show for a debate about GMOs. On August 1, he accepted the challenge >

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Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference - May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 - 3:01 pm

Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference May 24-25, 2013 Ontario Science Centre in Toronto The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Alumni Executive and Conference Committee are pleased to announce the 6th Annual Holistic Nutrition Conference- “Food as Medicine: Linking the Past, Present and Future”-...

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Food Revolution Day with Jaime Oliver, Rachel Parent and Kids Right to Know

May 19, 2013 - 4:42 pm

Food Revolution Day - Stand Up for Real Food Promoting real, healthy food Rachel Parent, Guest Speaker May 19–22, 2013

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Green Living Show - April 2013

April 12, 2013 - 4:22 pm

Green Living Show Toronto A Premier Eco and Health Event April 12-14, 2013 Featuring Rachel Parent and the Kids Right to Know

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Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa - April 9, 2013

April 9, 2013 - 3:09 pm

Featuring Rachel Parent as guest speaker

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How GMOs Affect our Climate

March 5, 2013 - 6:23 pm

How GMOs Contribute to Environmental Damages By Dr. Mercola Corn and soy—much of which are genetically engineered—are rapidly overtaking native grasslands in a number of US states. This is a trend that may have a not-so-insignificant impact on our environment and subsequently, our ability...

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Whistle Blowers Receive Award from CJFE

November 24, 2012 - 2:21 pm

On November 24, three former Health Canada scientists, famous for refusing to approve bovine growth hormone and other drugs for consumption in Canada, were honoured at the 14th annual award ceremony by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) Anna Maria Tremonti of CBC’s “The Current”...

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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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Proposition 37 GMO Labelling in California Defeated

November 7, 2012 - 2:07 pm

Industry money—in the form of $46 million from junk food and biotech corporations—has defeated the Californian ballot on mandatory labelling of GMO foods. The California vote lost 53% to 47% after countless misleading television ads and household mailings claimed that the labelling GM foods would...

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March Against Monsanto - November 3, 2012

November 3, 2012 - 11:49 am At age 13, Rachel Parent led a GMO Kid Right to Know walk on the streets of Toronto. Her goal was to bring awareness to people and the Canadian government about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), and the need for GMO food labelling. Also featured in this video with...

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