Items tagged: Kids Right to Know

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It Isn't Health Canada's Job To Put A Positive Spin On GMOs

September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Last year, Health Canada commissioned a study into consumer perceptions of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Health Canada intends to use the findings to more effectively communicate to the public how food products derived from biotechnology is regulated. The research found that...

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Rachel Parent Attends The Monsanto Tribunal

October 18, 2016 - 3:50 pm

On October 14–16, 2016, representatives from over 800 organizations representing 30 nations convened at The Hague, Netherlands for The Monsanto Tribunal. This international civil society gathering shared testimonies from farmers, families, scientists, business owners, and global organizations that shed...

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Rachel Meets Montana Jones

July 13, 2016 - 4:49 pm

This past Sunday I had the honour of visiting a farm in Hastings, Trent Hills Ontario, for LifeStock, a fundraising event held for Wholearth FarmStudio. LifeStock was attended by hundred of people who all had a common interest at mind, as well as being filled with hope, positivity, and passion...

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March Against Monsanto on May 21

May 23, 2016 - 2:19 pm

Each year during the month of May, people all around the world join together in a Global March Against Monsanto (the #1 corporation responsible for GMO crops). Rachel Parent invites you to join her and her fellow Kids Right to Know children and teens march together through the streets of Toronto. Mark...

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Buy Today and March to Our Theme Song Tomorrow!

May 20, 2016 - 2:25 pm

There's still time! Click the CD cover below: for just 99 cents you can purchase and download the Kids Right to Know Theme song—perfect for marching along at the March Against Monsanto... TOMORROW! Join Rachel tomorrow at Queens Park in Toronto at 11:00 am (near the Edward the 5th statue). Learn...

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My Meeting with Galen Weston of Loblaws

March 31, 2016 - 5:00 pm

I recently had the honour of meeting with Galen Weston Jr., executive chairman and President of Loblaw Companies Limited a huge grocery chain across Canada. The wheels were set in motion after my meeting with our former Minister of Health, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, back in the fall of 2014. Ms...

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Rachel Parent Targeted by Pro-GMO Lobby

December 23, 2015 - 2:42 pm

By Allison Vuchnich Network Correspondent • Global News Canada Newly released documents reveal a Canadian teenager and her activism on the issue of GMO labelling were the subject of emails strategizing how her message could be countered nearly two years ago. At the time, Rachel Parent was...

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Elections are soon… does your preferred candidate support GMO labelling?

August 12, 2015 - 4:27 pm

With Canada's federal election coming up on October 19, do you know where your preferred candidate stands on the topic of mandatory GMO labelling? Photo courtesy of CTV News Canada NDP and Green Party: pro-GMO labelling The NDP have been clear about their position: MP Murray Rankin is so supportive...

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Montreal Potluck Protest against the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology - July 20, 2015

July 20, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Join us for a protest rally across the street from the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, organized by the largest biotech lobby group in the world (whose members include Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences and BASF). Companies are meeting to plan how they can make new products from genetically modified...

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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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Food Revolution Day - May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Food Revolution Day is Fighting to put Compulsory Practical Food Education on the School Curriculum. With diet-related diseases rising at an alarming rate, it has never been more important to educate children about food, where it comes from and how it affects their bodies. “By educating children...

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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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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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