Past Events

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March Against Monsanto on May 21

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 your calendar for Saturday May 21, 2016: Starting Point: Queens Park in Toronto at 11:00...
May 23, 2016 | Read Full Article

Tags: genetic engineering, GMO, Kids Right to Know, MAM, March Against Monsanto, Rachel Parent, Toronto

Dr. Stephanie Seneff (MIT) Lecture about GMOs and Glyphosate

Guest Lecture: Dr. Stephanie Seneff (MIT) on GMOs & Glyphosate - Real Threats to Human & Environmental Health, held at the University of Toronto Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT) Join us for a free exciting educational lecture by Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist, MIT, to hear how glyphosate, Roundup and GMOs are damaging human and environmental health. Dr...
April 20, 2016 | Read Full Article

Tags: genetically engineered food, genetically modified food, glyphosate, GMO, Monsanto, Rachel Parent, roundup, Stephanie Seneff, Toronto

Viva Las Veggies at Leslieville Farmers’ Market: September 20, 2015

Join us for Viva Las Veggies—a celebration of all things veg—this Sunday! September 20, 2015 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Jonathan Ashbridge Park Along with the usual abundance of fresh local farm produce and ready-to-eat vegan and vegetarian foods, guest speakers (including Rachel Parent), and live music, the market will feature special guest vendors, including: Brixton Grill vegan and vegetarian...
September 20, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: GMO, KidsRighttoKnow, Leslieville Market, organic, Rachel Parent, Viva Las Veggies

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

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 organisms (GMOs) and synthetic biology, with the goal of a new “bioeconomy” based on synthesizing...
July 20, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, CBAN, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent, World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

Launching of Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health - May 24, 2015

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 available at: http://bookfoodsovereignty.eventbrite.ca $10 suggested donation at the door Renowned...
May 24, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: agriculture, Canada, Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health, genetic engineering, genetically engineered food, genetically modified food, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

Food Revolution Day - May 15, 2015

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 about food in a practical, fun and engaging way, we can provide them with the knowledge and skills...
May 15, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, Food Revolution Day, Genetically Engineered, genetically modified, GMO, Jamie Oliver, Kids Right to Know, Ontario, Rachel Parent

Total Health Show Toronto - April 2015

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 and a film festival, not to mention a fantastic line-up of guest speakers including Jeffrey Smith...
April 17, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, GMO, jeffrey smith, julie daniluk, Rachel Parent, Toronto, total health show toronto

Book Release: Altered Genes, Twisted Truth

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 to join both Mr. Druker and Ms. Goodall during one of his Canadian press conferences on April...
April 10, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: Alliance for Bio-Integrity, Altered Genes Twisted Truth book, FDA, Genetically Engineered, GMO, Jane Goodall, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent, Steven Druker

Sustainable Food Systems Dialogues at THE MUSEUM

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 genetically modified foods good for us and the environment that supports us? THEMUSEUM is delighted...
March 8, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, genetic engineering, genetically modified food, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

Annual Organic Conference by Canadian Organic Growers - February 2015

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
February 21, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canadian Organic Growers, GMO, Kids Right to Know, organic conference, Rachel Parent, Toronto

Gandhi Globalization and Earth Democracy

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. Tara Gandhi, Gandhi’s Grandaughter and a true feminist, participated in this event It was such great...
November 21, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: earth democracy, globalization, india, Mahatma Gandhi, Rachel Parent, sarvodhya, satagrah, sawraj, swadeshi

Festival of Dangerous Ideas - November 15

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 with Shiv Chopra (Canadian Council for Food Sovereignty and Health), John Bennett (Executive Director...
November 15, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, festival dangerous ideas, genetic engineering, GMO, Kids Right to Know, organic, Rachel Parent, Vandana Shiva

Genetic Engineering Tour with Dr. Thierry Vrain - November 13

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 perspective. Thursday November 13, 2014 OISE Auditorium 252 Bloor Street West Doors open at...
November 13, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: agriculture, agriculture canada, genetic engineering, GMO, organic, thierry vrain, tony mitra

Planet in Focus - November 8

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/
November 8, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, environmental film festival, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Planet in Focus, Rachel Parent, Toronto

Ontario Organic Roadshow in Toronto - October 4, 2014

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 Organic jams and Kiju Organic Juices from 11am-3pm. Hope to see you there!
October 3, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, GMO, Kids Right to Know, ontario organic roadshow, Rachel Parent, the big carrot, Toronto