Canada’s health minister Rona Ambrose meets with GMO activist Rachel Parent

From Global News:

From Global News

“For more than a year, Parent has been lobbying – speaking at schools, rallies, sending letters by courier – in the hope of securing a meeting with Ambrose.

Parent admits after more than a year of lobbying she was beginning to lose hope that a meeting would happen.

Then, in September, Global News asked Ambrose if she would meet with Parent. Ambrose said she would.

The health minister kept her word and, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Parent had her moment to convince the health minister the federal government should consider mandatory GMO labelling.

The meeting, scheduled for half-an-hour ran closer to 45 minutes. Rachel emerged from the meeting with a smile on her face.

“I am super happy and excited. I am just glad that I was able to have the opportunity,” says Parent.

“[Ambrose was] very willing to listen, which was amazing, she was just very kind, sweet and receptive.”…”

Read the story and watch the video on Global News.

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