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Guelph Organic Conference

2022 Virtual Conference: Organic Climate Solutions Register now for upcoming expert-led sessions! Explore the dynamic ways in which organic farming benefits both farmers and the environment, offering expert insight into how to start, transition, or improve your organic farming system. January 24-29, 2022 Click here to register.

It’s Now More Harm Than Good. Jordan Peterson and Shawn Buckley Write on Life and Law

There is a strong chance you’ve happened across this widely-shared article from the National Post already (6 minute read). Released on the evening on January 10, 2022, Dr. Jordan Peterson thoughtfully illuminated the concerns so many of us share. OPEN THE DAMN COUNTRY BACK UP, BEFORE CANADIANS WRECK SOMETHING WE CAN’T FIX -Dr. Jordan Peterson,...

In memoriam: Shiv Chopra, former Health Canada scientist and whistleblower

Growing up in India during the Second World War, Shiv Chopra was shaped by two of Mahatma Gandhi’s guiding principles: “Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt,” and “the first step in fighting injustice is to make it visible.” On January 7, the former Health Canada scientist and whistle-blower...

Your Actions Are Working – Please Continue Taking Action

Heath Canada did NOT announce deregulation of new GM foods yesterday as planned. Why not? Maybe there was a technical glitch in their launch, maybe they are adjusting their public relations messages after all your calls to the Minister of Health, or your actions slowed or stopped Health Canada’s plans. On Tuesday, the Minister’s office...

Act Now: New Minister

Action #1 Tell the new Minister of Health, The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, to stop Health Canada’s proposal for corporate self-regulation of new genetically engineered foods. Click here to send your instant email from www.cban.ca/NoExemptions. Action #2 Calling all organizations! Are you part of a local, regional or national group? CBAN is asking organizations to sign...

Ontario – Stop Subsidizing Violence!

Yesterday Nation Rising shared on our social media the news that the Province of Ontario is forking over $14M to help create a “swine research centre” in Elora, Ontario. The purpose they say is to use technology for “several research projects including animal health, nutrition and welfare, nutrient management, and reproduction among others”. As you...
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