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Major farming groups and experts agree that substantial pesticide reduction and adoption of organic practices are essential for Sustainable Agriculture and food security. See PCN’s federal submission, and ask your MP to support truly sustainable agriculture.
THANK YOU for taking action! Municipalities across Canada have a concerning number of old asbestos cement water supply pipes that can contaminate drinking water. Public response means that this petition is certified — the Federal Government must publicly respond to citizens’ request that it take immediate steps to assess and act on the health risks.
Mar. 23, 2023 / A major peer-reviewed publication reports that many aspects of child development can be affected by radiofrequency “wireless” radiation, and screen time.
Leading international scientists find impacts on bonding, speech acquisition, behaviour, socialization, learning and addictions. Cancer risks are also increased.
Recommendations include use of wired technologies, that wireless radiation exposures be “ALARA” (as low as reasonably achievable), that physicians query use of tech in well-child visits, and research to prevent and investigate electrohypersensitivity.
A healthy future depends on healthy soil, for healthy food and resilient agriculture. Prevent Cancer Now urges Canada to reduce pesticide use in alignment with international goals. Glyphosate is a good place to start. It is by far the most-used pesticide in Canada, and it is under court-ordered scientific review in Canada and the US.
Into the Weeds, Jennifer Baichwal’s documentary about glyphosate and cancer, can be streamed free on CBC Gem.
The film follows groundskeeper Dewayne “Lee” Johnson, whose case was first to go to trial in a series of lawsuits involving tens of thousands of plaintiffs claiming Monsanto’s (now Bayer’s) weed killer Roundup, or its industrial counterpart Ranger Pro, contributed to their cancer.
The film follows this trial, while considering the systemic effects of the world’s most widely used herbicide.
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CFB Gagetown is a large military training base in New Brunswick. Training grounds have been kept clear of foliage by the use of herbicides since 1956. As well, during the Cold War (1966 and 1967), the United States tested herbicides in small strips of northern forest on the base. Herbicide trials included Agent Orange and other “Rainbow Herbicides“ that became infamous during the Vietnam War. Members of the military and their families have been affected by these herbicides and associated…
Educators are refusing to work, due to health concerns over emissions from numerous network antennas on a nearby cell tower. This action is also for children’s health. Radiofrequency emissions are harmful, and children are most vulnerable.
Global Glyphosate Study leukemia results show leukemia in early adulthood when leukemia is very rare. The results align, however, with increasing leukemia in U.S., ages 15-39, since early 1990s. The picture is painted in four studies.
Sales of iphone 12 continue in Canada, while France stopped sales due to excessive radiofrequency emissions. There is no record of Industry Canada testing the phones. Testing loopholes might not protect Canadians.
Consultations close on July 14th, on the development of Canada’s 2030 Biodiversity Strategy, to achieve promises made at the COP 15 held in Montreal last December. Canada’s high and increasing use of pesticides must be reversed.
Optimistic future rainfall estimates risk containment of radioactive and toxic chemicals. The NSDF risks polluting the local ecosystem and foods, and drinking water for millions of people downstream along the Ottawa River.
Natural gas is neither clean nor green, and is not a “bridge fuel.”
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission should heed Mother Nature’s warning and deny the present proposal. In today’s weather, much less the future, the commission is unlikely to meet its goal to keep nuclear waste secure for hundreds of years.
Federal tax dollars for Carbon Capture and Storage are a direct subsidy to a very profitable but toxic fossil fuel industry. The Canadian government’s billions for this unproven technology provides a delay for fossil fuels carbon emissions to continue unabated through 2050.