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The Council of Canadians worked for many years to oppose genetic engineering and stop the growth of factory farming in Canada.

The safety of the Canadian food supply is under threat, due to pressure from both the United States and business interests within Canada to “harmonize” our regulations with those of the U.S. Meanwhile, U.S.-based transnationals and the U.S. government are pushing an agenda of factory farming and genetically engineered food production.

CFIA + Croplife

Letter – CFIA President must be replaced in light of CropLife Canada’s apparent involvement in writing regulations

On October 14, 2022 the National Farmers Union and 13 additional organizations sent the following letter to Agriculture and Agri-Food ...
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Call for Transparency and Government Oversight of All Genetically Engineered Foods and Seeds: No Regulatory Exemptions

Call for Transparency and Government Oversight of All Genetically Engineered Foods and Seeds: No Regulatory Exemptions

Joint letter from 105 groups demanding government oversight of all genetically engineered foods and seeds including those produced through gene ...
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Celebrating 35 years of Council of Canadians activism

Celebrating 35 years of Council of Canadians activism

On March 11, 1985, the Council of Canadians was formed as an organization to bring people together to create positive ...
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Council of Canadians activist Leo Broderick receives Order of P.E.I.

Council of Canadians activist Leo Broderick receives Order of P.E.I.

  As reported by the Guardian, long-time Council of Canadians activist and former Board member Leo Broderick “often gets up ...
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The new NAFTA and Canadian dairy

The new NAFTA and Canadian dairy

The proposed new NAFTA would sacrifice small Canadian farmers and unknowingly expose Canadians to U.S. milk from cows injected with ...
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The new NAFTA and regulatory cooperation

The new NAFTA and regulatory cooperation

The proposed new NAFTA would give corporations unprecedented rights to shape policy to suit their interests over those of the ...
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NAFTA 2.0: better but still deeply flawed

NAFTA 2.0: better but still deeply flawed

Canadian and American negotiators came to agreement on a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), or NAFTA 2.0.First, the ...
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Canada doesn’t need the TPP in order to diversify from NAFTA

Canada doesn’t need the TPP in order to diversify from NAFTA

Tomorrow, the federal government is attempting to fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership through Parliament. Known now by the new and the ...
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