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  • Anti-GE Films in Canada and Europe

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - March 10, 2008 at 15:17

    The World According to MonsantoWhat do Europeans know that Canadians don’t?  For one they know if their food contains genetically engineered ingredients, because they have mandatory GE labelling.  Now, Europeans are learning about The World According to Monsanto, thanks to a new fi... Read more >

  • Kaslo, BC: Thinking locally, acting globally

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - March 6, 2008 at 13:54 2 comments

    Some of the biggest ideas come from small places.  The Village of Kaslo is a case in point.  The mountain community North of Nelson , British Columbia has enacted a food charter to promote local food and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The have also... Read more >

  • GE Free Day

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - March 5, 2008 at 16:43 6 comments

    GE Free

    Next week, March 11 is GE Free Day in BC.  Your chance to celebrate GE free food, fight corporate agriculture and tell the government you want GE food labelled.  Events planned for the day include a morning protest, an afternoon panel discussion and p... Read more >

  • Freezing in the Dark

    Blogpost by Josh Brandon - March 4, 2008 at 20:59

    It was Election Night in Alberta.  I couldn’t stand the suspense.  Rather than bite my nails, I headed downtown to attend a talk by Edmonton-based researcher/activist, Gordon Laxer, promoting a recent Parkland Institute study: “Freezing in the Dark: W... Read more >

  • Logging giant AbitibiBowater involved in risky business

    Blogpost by Kim Fry - February 28, 2008 at 16:20

    this forest has been clearcut

    Quarterly and year end results released by logging giant AbitibiBowater today raise serious questions about the direction of the company. By not curbing its destructive logging practices in Canada’s Boreal Forest, AbitibiBowater is taking serious ri... Read more >

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