Items tagged: Kids Right to Know

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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

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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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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 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:

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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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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 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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The Stone Store Organic Week

September 25, 2014 - 5:49 pm

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Month of Action for Seed, Food and Earth Democracy

September 25, 2014 - 2:06 pm

From September 20 through October 20, 2014, the Global Alliance for Seed Freedom is calling on people from around the globe to reaffirm a world-wide commitment to Seed Freedom, Food Freedom and Earth Democracy. What can you do to get involved? Unleash your creativity… plan a local action or...

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Viva Las Veggies Toronto on September 21, 2014

September 21, 2014 - 5:37 am

VIVA LAS VEGGIES at the Leslieville Farmer's Market Our first annual VegFest, Viva Las Veggies!, will be held this coming Sunday, September 21. Get ready to move beyond the regular salad plate as we celebrate all things vegetarian with creative cuisine from La Papillion on the Park, Thomas Lavers...

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Support M-480 for Mandatory GMO Labeling in Canada

September 12, 2014 - 1:38 pm

Do you want GMO LABELING in Canada? Motion M-480 for Mandatory GMO Labeling has been presented to the House of Commons. Now it's up to us Canadians to convince all of the Members of Parliament that we demand our RIGHT TO KNOW. In June of 2014, Member of Parliament Murray Rankin presented motion M-480 calling...

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Greenbelt Harvest Picnic on August 23, 2014

August 23, 2014 - 6:28 am

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic Saturday August 23, 2014 Gates open at 11AM • Show starts at 12PM Christie Lake Conservation Area 1002 Highway #5 West Dundas, Ontario Now in its fourth year, the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic has been called one of the 10 best outdoor music shows by the Globe and Mail...

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What Foods are GMO?

July 28, 2014 - 5:29 pm

It has been 15 years since genetically engineered (GE) crops and foods were first introduced into Canada. Currently there are 4 GE crops grown in Canada: Corn Canola Soy Sugar beet The above four crops are either insect resistant (genetically engineered to produce its own internal pesticide...

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YMCA Leadership Camp Speech in Cambridge, Ontario

July 17, 2014 - 5:57 pm

Rachel was invited to speak at a girls only YMCA Leadership camp. In anticipation to Rachel’s arrival, the girls prepared a beautiful welcome mural.  

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