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Update: Health Canada’s Self-Care Framework, A Signal To Act

Update: Health Canada’s Self-Care Framework, A Signal To Act

Years ago, after Health Canada first proposed the Self-Care Framework, Shawn Buckley's analyses began helping Canadians understand its far-reaching anticipated impacts on both cost and availability of natural health products (NHPs). In short, the Self-Care Framework...

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A Message: Time To Show Resilience

A Message: Time To Show Resilience

“Censorship is not consistent with a liberal democracy. Censorship does not help citizens make informed choices. Censorship makes some of us suspicious of our institutions, which may or may not be warranted. Censorship can make us suspicious of each other”, Shawn...

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Absent Without Official Leave

Absent Without Official Leave

Our silence was not by choice. We were on a forced hiatus. It was an incredible disappointment to our team to have to press pause on our work at a critical time, especially on the heels of a successful national campaign at the end of 2019. It was not the pandemic, but...

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“Censorship Law and COVID-19”, Vitality Magazine

“Censorship Law and COVID-19”, Vitality Magazine

“Censorship and a free society cannot co-exist.” A simple, yet profound, sentence that nearly says it all. Once again, Shawn Buckley, shares his invaluable insights to help us, the Canadian public, protect our rights and freedoms. "Censorship is the government...

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Discussion Paper Release: Censorship Law and COVID-19

Discussion Paper Release: Censorship Law and COVID-19

"Censorship and a free society cannot co-exist. It is as simple as that." Shawn Buckley continues in this short and decisive opinion, "The problem with censorship laws, is that it is the government that gets to decide what “truth” you will be allowed to access." We...

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Thank You Laurie and Audrey!

Thank You Laurie and Audrey!

We feel these words in our bones. Canada and its population are known for many things around the globe. Hockey, maple syrup, bitterly cold winters, milk in a bag and apologizing. Laurie and Audrey shared a note, attached to a recent petition, with the "I'm sorry"...

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Last One. Healing Is Bad For Big Pharma.

Last One. Healing Is Bad For Big Pharma.

Last one. Today we're sharing the sixth and final quote from Shawn Buckley's conversation on Brett Hawes' podcast that was filled with soundbyte-worthy content. With the world's focus being seized by an unexpected reality, it's easy for our minds to be consumed by...

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Health Canada Consumer Survey on NHPs

Health Canada Consumer Survey on NHPs

Due to the format and bias that does not ask for positive feedback about Natural Health Products (NHPs), it appears to us that this specific survey is written to generate a case for Adverse Reaction Reporting and additional Label Requirements. Health Canada is seeking...

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