David Stephan Interview on the Robert Scott Bell Show

An unexpected hero-visit for the NHPPA team! David Stephan, who had Shawn Buckley represent he and his wife, Collet, through their first case, stopped in Toronto on his way to the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa for a Tuesday May 15 hearing. This candid Robert Scott Bell interview (38:09 minutes) took place on May 12, 2018 during the Total Health Show. David talks about how he and Collet are challenging their conviction to have the case go back to trial with new evidence not originally heard at the Alberta Court of Appeal.

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New Discussion Paper Released by Shawn Buckley: The Repeal of the Natural Health Product Regulations

A message from Shawn Buckley: “I would like to thank all of you for remaining active supporters of NHPPA. Our collective ability to make a difference in protecting our freedom to decide how to take care of ourselves depends upon our ability to take coordinated action. For example, during the Bill C-51 campaign in 2008, I was told at a meeting at the Prime Minister’s office that the anti-Bill C-51 mail was being delivered in wheel barrows because there was so much of it. That was you making a difference. Bill C-51 was never passed.

Because the opposition to Bill C-51 was so strong, Health Canada devised a new way to get the severe penalties and powers to apply to natural products. They came out with Bill C-17 which brought in the powers and penalties for a new category of “therapeutic product”. Therapeutic product was defined to exclude natural health products as that term is defined in the Natural Health Products Regulations. Because natural health products were excluded, the public did not raise a fuss and Bill C-17 passed. The NHPPA had called Bill C-17 a Trojan Horse. The danger of the change brought about by Bill C-17 is that Health Canada can make the powers and penalties that were in Bill C-51 applicable to natural products by simply amending the Natural Health Product Regulations.

Our concern is coming to pass.

Health Canada has published a time table for repealing the Natural Health Product Regulations.

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Authors of Premier Medical Textbook Didn’t Disclose $11 Million in Industry Payments, Statnews.com

Bias between the covers? This March 6, 2018 article (3 minute read), “Authors of premier medical textbook didn’t disclose $11 million in industry payments”, by Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky of Statnews.com, reveals the findings of a study showing that, between 2009 and 2013, authors of the world’s most recognized medical textbook profited in the millions from the makers of chemical drugs and medical devices. ”One author, a physician, during that period received nearly $870,000 in funding, including for research, according to ProPublica’s Dollars For Docs database of payments to doctors from drug companies”. Medical students, who learn from the text, are blind to the conflict of interest.


Shawn Buckley Interview on ThatChannel.com

There are two sides to the public safety issue. Health Canada’s side and the truth. On April 13, 2018, Daniel Katz and Hugh Reilly of ThatChannel.com, posted an interview (40 minute watch), “Shawn Buckley on the true purpose of Health Canada”. They discuss the latest Health Canada tactics. Shawn goes into detail about how he views Health Canada as not working in the best interests of Canadians’ health. He was asked, “Who is going to step up, that has the power, to act in the best interests of Canadians?” He responds clearly and decisively – the public. Citizen outrage and sustained action is one of the most effective ways to protect a restricted future. If you haven’t already, subscribe to our email list for specific actions you can take to protect your freedoms. NHPPA produces the pressure campaigns but our only power comes from you. Learn more at the Total Health Show this weekend. We love meeting freedom fighters in person. Shawn is lecturing in Room 204 Saturday at 11am and Sunday at 4pm. He promises, “I’ll scare the pants off you about what’s happening in our drug regulation scheme, if you come.”


Remembering Trueman Tuck

Remembering Trueman Tuck, a strong advocate for health freedom. “I wanted to send out a remembrance for Trueman Tuck. He came to my mind today because I wish he was here for the new battle ahead of us. When I was first learning about Health Canada unfairly attacking natural products, I had the pleasure of meeting Trueman. At the time he had been involved in trying to protect natural products for years. He was always happy to share his knowledge and his thoughts. One of the things that I am indebted to Trueman for is his belief that the common person can make a difference. That we simply have to stand up for our rights and we can protect them. If enough of us get together, we can make a difference. Trueman lived by his belief. He was tireless in trying to educate and motivate citizens to take positive action. He was constantly writing and meeting with Health Canada officials and MPs in an effort to protect natural products. He had an energy for protecting our freedoms that never waned. He set an example for us to live by. We have lost a champion.” – Shawn Buckley

An internet search on Trueman Tuck offers a number of tributes and stories of his tireless work for health freedom. He passed away on January 10, 2016.


Final Petition Drive at the 2018 Total Health Show

NHPPA’s 2018 Charter of Health Freedom petition drive starts next weekend at the Total Health Show! It’s been 10 years since the petition launch and timing to deliver it to Ottawa could not be better. There are two ways to participate so that our show count is the largest yet.

1) If you are in the Toronto area on May 11,12, 13, visit us at booth #426 and sign it! Make sure you pick up all of our new material on the latest proposals from Health Canada that have (no surprise) an increased their threat to natural health products and practices.

2) Can’t make it to the show but want to be a part of bringing the Charter of Health Freedom to Ottawa?

Download the petition

Print. Sign. Then get 24 of your friends, family and colleagues to sign it too. As soon as the page is correctly filled, mail it back to NHPPA headquarters at: 5070 Fountain Street North, Breslau, Ontario, N0B 1M0 We’ll be anticipating your mailings. Make sure you add a return address! If it’s postmarked by Monday May 21, we’ll count it as part of the Total Health Show number. The show always generates a significant number of new names for the petition when the public finds out how progressive Canada’s health freedom future would look with the Charter enacted.

The Charter of Health Freedom is proposed legislation that gives Natural Health Products and Traditional Medicines their own Act

More on the Charter

NHPPA started collecting petition signatures in 2008 and we are now the second largest Federal paper petition, to be delivered all at once in the last 25 years, with 96,497 signatures. It’s a petition that is making Canadian history. We would love for you to help us hit another milestone with this drive.

… and one last important element:

NHPPA will be running a number of targeted campaigns that will be difficult for MPs and Health Canada bureaucrats to ignore. The coming months will be very interesting, and even more so with you involved. While we run a a final concentrated push for more signatures, we will be seeking a Federal MP who will confidently table the Charter of Health Freedom in the House of Commons.

Where are the last 10 years of Charter petitions?

Our last official update and full recount for integrity took place on June 23 2017.



“Georgian College Cancels Diploma in Homeopathy”, CBC | Shawn Buckley Responds

A friend sent me articles about the homeopathy program at Georgian College being attacked and of the College caving in and cancelling the program. She wanted to know what I thought about the articles and the attack on the program. As I sat back reflecting upon what I thought, I noticed that one of the articles was dated February 9, 2018 titled “Georgian College Cancels Diploma in Homeopathy” (3 minute, 30 second read), by Kelly Crowe of the CBC. That brought back a memory that one of the first times I learned about homeopathy was during a CBC radio program I listened to while driving to Williams Lake decades ago. This was before I understood the value of natural remedies such as homeopathic remedies. The program was speaking about how, at the time of the 1918 flu pandemic which killed one out of every five North Americans, there were both homeopathic hospitals, and allopathic hospitals…

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NHPPA is Attending the 2018 Toronto Total Health Show

It has been two years for NHPPA and three for Shawn. Thank you to our financial supporters who got us to the Total Health Show this year! This event kicks off a new phase of our public outreach to share the most recent threat from Health Canada. Shawn’s show lecture will explain the significant changes and the reasons they need to be opposed. It’s a perfect venue to introduce The Charter of Health Freedom to a large number of new visitors. If you’re in the Toronto area, please attend and visit us at booth #426. We’re there all day for the show’s run and would be thrilled to see you. Shawn and the NHPPA team will answer all of your questions.

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MedEffect e-Notice from Health Canada | Fibristal and Risk of Serious Liver Injury

Fibristal is a selective progesterone receptor modulator (SPRM) manufactured by Allergan Pharma Co. which is prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe non-cancerous uterine fibroids. On March 15, 2018, Health Canada released a new MedEffect Notice indicating that, effective January 2018, Allergan Pharma Co. had updated its monograph for Fibristal to include warnings of potential severe liver damage requiring liver transplant.

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