Items tagged: GMO

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The Pro-Farmer, Anti-GMO Mainstream Movie We Can All Help Bring To The World

May 11, 2015 - 1:53 pm

by Mark DeNicola As originally posted on www.collective-evolution.com It was several months ago that actor David Christopher reached out to me and the rest of the CE team to inform us of his upcoming feature film, “The Seed.” While intended to be visually on par with every mainstream Hollywood...

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Total Health Show Toronto - April 2015

April 17, 2015 - 6:28 pm

Total Health Show Toronto 2015 Metro Toronto Convention Centre April 17–19, 2015 The Total Health Show will inform the public about the latest trends in the health industry, and how to get on track with a healthy lifestyle. This year’s show includes workshops, panel discussions, exhibits...

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Book Release: Altered Genes, Twisted Truth

April 10, 2015 - 12:32 pm

At a series of press conferences in March and April, American public interest attorney Steven M. Druker launched his new book: 'Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: an expose of the Genetically Engineered food industry,' accompanied by primatologist and global ecologist Jane Goodall. Rachel Parent was honored...

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Rachel Parent's Meeting with Health Canada - Summary and Comments

March 28, 2015 - 2:04 pm

Brooke Claxton building on Tunney's Pasture, the location of Rachel's meeting with Health Canada Below is a summary of Rachel Parent's meeting with Health Canada on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Brooke Claxton Building, Tunney’s Pasture, Ottawa, followed by Rachel's comments about what...

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Sustainable Food Systems Dialogues at THE MUSEUM

March 8, 2015 - 7:43 pm

Every Sunday from January 18 until March 8 . What could be more important than feeding ourselves daily? Do you ever wonder how food is grown in the farmlands around you? Perhaps you’re wondering what it means to be ‘organic’ and how you can afford it? What does it mean to be sustainable? Are...

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Annual Organic Conference by Canadian Organic Growers - February 2015

February 21, 2015 - 2:20 am

The 9th Annual Organic Conference by Canadian Organic Growers has been announced. Save the Date > February 21, 2015 http://www.cogtoronto.org/COG_Toronto/Welcome.html

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Festival of Dangerous Ideas - November 15

November 15, 2014 - 4:46 pm

Festival of Dangerous Ideas Food for Thought… Exploring Our Relationship to Our Food System through a Convergence of Music, Art and Conversation Saturday November 15, 2014 at Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas Street East Downtown Toronto Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Vandana Shiva, along...

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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...

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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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Planet in Focus - November 8

November 8, 2014 - 6:05 pm

Planet in Focus 15th Annual Environmental Film Festival Toronto, Ontario November 6-9, 2014 Rachel Parent was a guest panelist along with Ruth Tal of FRESH Restaurants, and Arlene Hazzan Green, award-winning television director and writer. Learn more: http://planetinfocus.org/

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Great Meeting with Rona Ambrose to Discuss GMOs

November 7, 2014 - 5:00 pm

For more than a year, Rachel Parent has challenged Rona Ambrose to discuss the labelling of genetically modified food. Finally after Global Canada News got involved, Canada's Health Minister met with Rachel at 4 pm this past Wednesday November 5 in Ottawa. Scheduled for 30 minutes, the meeting ran...

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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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Ontario Organic Roadshow in Toronto - October 4, 2014

October 3, 2014 - 4:57 pm

October is Non-GMO Month and the Ontario Organic Roadshow will be at The Big Carrot Natural Food Market (348 Danforth Avenue in Toronto) THIS Saturday, Oct. 4 to help celebrate our right to choose non-GMO and organic foods. We'll be sampling Non-GMO Project-verified Ontario brands including Crofter's...

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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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Rachel Parent Presents at TEDx Toronto - October 2014

October 2, 2014 - 9:07 am

A Must-Watch... Why You Have a Right to Know What's In Your Food Rachel speaks at TEDx Toronto • October 2014 http://youtu.be/b4sMMWJYUOs The TEDx Toronto event was amazing. Big thanks to ThinkLink for creating the graphic cartoon (shown at right) while I was speaking. WOW the main...

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