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Where Does Your Candidate Stand on GMO Labelling?

Rachel Parent | Posted 08.01.2015 | Canada Politics
Rachel Parent

Attend an all candidate's meeting in your area, and ask what his or her stance is on GMOs. If enough people ask, they'll know that this is important to Canadians, and that their chances of getting elected will depend on where they stand on this issue! Together, we can make GMO labelling an election issue.

A Year of Fighting for Food Rights Around the World

Rachel Parent | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Impact
Rachel Parent

I can't help but look back on 2014 with such gratitude. For Kids Right To Know, it's been our biggest and busiest year so far. I could fill many pages telling you about all the things we've accomplished, but I'll settle for the following highlights...

NDP Wants Air Cleared On CRA Audits Of Charities

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The New Democrats are pressing for an unusual summer meeting of a parliamentary committee to clear the air over the auditing of charities for...

Pipeline Stance Sealed Byelection Win: NDP

CBC | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The winner of the yesterday's close byelection in Victoria says it was concerns about pipelines and the environment — not a sewage treatment plant ...

Victoria Byelection's Urgent Issue

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The Victoria federal byelection has become a messy, smelly and often rancorous campaign with sewage treatment — specifically, Victoria's ...

Dismal B.C. Voter Turnout In Various Races

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. Liberal party director Mike McDonald made an interesting point on Sunday. Not one to miss an opportunity for a partisan shot given the nature of his political post, McDonald tweeted: "Shocked at low NDP turnout in Fairview. Huge media, high profile candidates, less than 400 voted. NDP support not deep." Despite the dig, McDonald is on to something. But what he's on to isn't pretty and regrettably it ails all political parties in B.C.