Items tagged: Rachel Parent

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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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Gandhi Globalization and Earth Democracy

November 21, 2014 - 2:09 pm

This Gandhi-inspired course created the space for all the participants to be engaged in a meaningful dialogue about the significance and importance of Sawraj, Sarvodhya, Swadeshi, Satyagrah—which are the four principles of Gandhi—and how these principles can be applied in the world we are in now...

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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 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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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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