Food Irradiation

Food Irradiation

Background

The proposed expansions are all in the name of food safety, however, they have the opposite effect by decreasing the standards in which livestock are raised, depleting the vitamin content of the food, and removing the bacteria that have for centuries, alerted individuals that the meat had expired.... Read more »

Sierra Club Canada - Submission to the Senate Committee on Energy (Re: C-38)

May 31, 2012

Submission to the Senate Committee on Energy

Re: Bill C-38

John Bennett, Executive Director

Sierra Club Canada

Thursday, May 31 201

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UPDATE: #BlackOutSpeakOut Events

Media Release, May 29, 2012

#BlackOutSpeakOut Update

We are just a week away from #BlackOutSpeakOut day (June 4th). I can tell you the campaign momentum is building! The list of participating organizations is over 100 and growing! Maude Barlow just told me The Council of Canadians is also joining the protest. All across the country Canadians are recognizing that silence is not an option in face of the war on nature and democracy.

This week here in Ottawa we have two events:

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#BlackOutSpeakOut Ottawa Teach-in May 30th

Dear Friends,

It has been a busy few weeks here in Ottawa and across the country. People everywhere are talking about devastating changes to environmental law and regulation (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and Fisheries Act) undemocratically crammed into the federal budget.... Read more »

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Food in the City: The Conference

2012-04-13

 

Registration is Open!   You are invited to Food in the City: The Conference, May 25-26, 2012, a celebration of the innovative and groundbreaking work being done in our city to help build a resilient local food system. Register early to secure your place at the table for a conversation about developing a city-wide food and agriculture strategy together. Participants will be able to learn and engage in conversation about food and agriculture issues, hear about the development of a preliminary draft strategy and play a part in promoting Edmonton as a leader in innovative municipal food and agriculture policy and initiatives. Program highlights:
  • Keynote speaker Wayne Roberts, author of the No Nonsense Guide to World Food
  • Workshops
  • The “Taste of Alberta” evening reception
For more information, to register for the conference or to get information on how to get involved, please visit: www.edmonton.ca/FoodandAg     Food and Agriculture Project Team FoodandAg@edmonton.ca

            

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