CSPI gives the Canadian government a “Salty Shakedown”

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This “Salty Shakedown” Editorial was originally published by the Centre for Science in the Public Interest in its Nutrition Action Healthletter, June 2015. If you want to join the growing public call for action to Make Nutrition a Priority,… Read More

Opinion: Menu Labelling

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Gov’t Committee MPPs Vote to Require Calories on Chain Restaurant Menus by January 1, 2017, Dismiss Expert and Public Calls for Sodium Disclosure Bill Jeffery, LLB, National Coordinator of the Centre for Science in the Public Interest made this… Read More

An Unsung Hypertension Hero retires

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a tribute by Dr. Norman Campbell On April 8th 2015, Lianne Vardy retires from the Public Health Agency of Canada.   For those not aware, Lianne Vardy was a Director in charge of non-communicable disease with the hypertension… Read More

Feds omit the salt in health campaign

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The federal government launched a healthy eating campaign this spring. But as John Geddes revealed in a Maclean’s scoop on July 9th, the government chose to bury its own research on the benefits of discouraging excessive sodium consumption…. Read More

The Next Big Idea for Ontario Health Care: Prevention

Dr. Rosana Pellizzari, Medical Officer of Health, Peterborough

GUEST BLOG: ROSANA PELLIZZARI In December, Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews announced that Ontario health was offering up to $75,000 to Ontario’s 19 health-care centres for the next big idea that would save the system money while delivering quality… Read More

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