Category: Health

“Eating You Alive” Documentary Screening and Q&A on November 21, 2017

Posted in November 10, 2017 by

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On November 21, 2017 from 6-10pm at St. Paul’s University, the NCVA will be hosting a screening of Eating You Alive, a documentary about the link between chronic disease and nutrition, and […]

Petition to the Government of Canada Regarding Food Policy

Posted in October 21, 2017 by

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Recently I found out about a new petition that was posted on the Parliament of Canada’s E-petitions website. The petition, which is being sponsored by Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, is […]

Front-of-Package Nutrition Labelling: Stakeholder Meeting

Posted in September 2, 2017 by

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The Canadian government is developing new regulations that would require front-of-package labelling for foods high in sugar, saturated fat, and sodium. This image, from the consultation document (by the Food […]

Our Voices Are Being Heard!

Posted in June 17, 2017 by

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By Carolyn Harris (This blog post is also posted on Carolyn’s personal advocacy blog.) Many of you may recall that last year, Health Canada was holding Phase 1 of its […]

Join us at our screening of “What the Health” on May 24, 2017!

Posted in May 17, 2017 by

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On May 24, 2017, the NCVA (in partnership with Strawberry Blonde Bakery) will be screening the documentary What the Health! You may have heard about this documentary before– it’s by […]