The NHPPA will be at the Total Health Show again this year! As ever, the focus of our work shifts with the pressing political and legal changes, and Shawn’s planned keynote presentation reflected these moves. The politics have been getting ever more personal for individuals fighting for food rights and in the case of two of his […]
TVO’s THE AGENDA 14-MINUTE DOCUMENTARY AND ORIGINAL LECTURES (3-PART SERIES) FROM ONTARIO RAW MILK SYMPOSIUM JAN 30/16 “Raw milk“, is a new 14-minute documentary on TVO’s, The Agenda. Critical thinkers will like this one. Interesting to discover yet another reason for the antagonistic position taken by scientists and academics opposing raw milk in Canada. They […]
LAWFUL OR UNLAWFUL REBATES? The Toronto Star reported on March 28, 2016 in this article that Costco is being investigated in a multi-million dollar drug kickback scheme. We’ll have to follow this story to see the truth revealed. Indirect rebates were officially banned in 2013. That year, an Ontario pharmacist had his licence suspended for […]
“STUDY REVEALS THE CHILLING EFFECT OF ONLINE SURVEILLANCE” Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) wrote: “When individuals perceive they are being monitored, they readily conform their behaviour—expressing opinions when they are in the majority, and suppressing them when they’re not.” In this recent CJFE article by Alixandra Buck, “Nothing to hide? Study reveals the chilling […]
FDA THREATENS ACCESS TO COMPOUNDED NATURAL MEDICATIONS A recent ANH-US article highlights many of the differences between synthetic drugs and natural compounded medications for hypothyroidism. It was prompted by the threat of the FDA to restrict or eliminate natural compounded formulas. For many, these compounded natural formulas, are far more effective as they work on […]
IT WILL NOT BE LABELLED! Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) issued this Action Alert on March 24, 2016: “Health Canada has just approved a genetically modified (GM) potato. It could be sold in grocery stores as soon as this Fall – without a label! Contact your new Member of Parliament if you want to see […]
SHOULD HEALTH CANADA BE BANNING CANADIANS’ TRAVEL TO FLORIDA? In this ABC Action News segment from June 15, 2015, they warn the public of the risks from this ocean area’s salt water exposure, the possibility of contracting an infection from this rare bacteria, and the potential deadly consequences. The risk of death is considerably higher […]
THE LATEST NUMBER OF CANADIANS SUPPORTING THE CHARTER OF HEALTH FREEDOM BY SIGNING ITS PETITION IN A SHOW OF SOLIDARITY STANDS AT 94,704. Only 1,361 signatures shy of becoming the second largest federal petition (Feb 19/14 post, 3rd bullet point down) in Canadian history! With huge thanks to Tanyce Smith of the online health food store Natural […]
“SELLING SICKNESS TO HEALTHY PEOPLE IS THE NEXT TREND IN HEALTH CARE.” In The New Agora magazine’s March 2016 issue, Dr. Eldon Dahl explores how corporate sponsorship and pharmaceutical marketing of diseases and drugs are influencing health care. Read the full article on page 13/32, “Corporate Sponsorship for Selling Sickness“.
BIG DATA’S INTELLIGENCE TOO MUCH? Did you know: “Both Canada and the US allow electronic spying on our doctors by companies that track, analyze and sell our physicians’ prescribing data.”? Read the full article, “Big Data is spying on our doctors” by Alan Cassels in Common Ground magazine’s March 2016 issue for details.