Soda Obesity

Bad Tax Idea Finds Its Way To The Northwest Territories

Patrick Luciani | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada Politics
Patrick Luciani

It all started when the NWT finance minister suggested, in his last budget speech, that he would "investigate introducing a sugary drink tax" in 2018 to fight rising obesity and diabetes levels. Residents of the NWT already pay some the highest food costs in the country.

Where Do Adults' Liquid Calories Come From, Booze Or Soda?

CP | Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze a...