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Green Party initiative could end water fluoridation in Canada — Natural News

An excerpt from the Natural News report by Ethan A. Huff:

“(NaturalNews) The Green Party of Canada recently passed a resolution within its ranks that seeks to end water fluoridation in Canada. The party plans to introduce and support legislation that will outlaw fluoridation in Canada at the federal level, effectively overriding any and all local mandates that say otherwise.

Much of North America’s water is fluoridated, meaning that water utilities add hexafluorosilicic acid, sodium silicofluoride or sodium fluoride to local water supplies. These toxic substances are said to prevent tooth decay, but many medical and dental professionals disagree, citing fluoride’s many harmful effects on the body and teeth. Continue reading

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First we take the Progressive Conservative party nomination, then Tim Horton’s — raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt on the campaign trail

Being a compendium of news and information from the Michael Schmidt campaign so far:

Michael Schmidt (right) with retiring Progressive Conservative incumbent Bill Murdoch, on the occasion of Michael interviewing Bill for a local radio program early in the campaign.

In case you’ve been living under a log these past few weeks, you may have missed the news that crusading raw milk advocate and career farmer Michael Schmidt is seeking the nomination to become the provincial Progressive Conservative candidate for the riding of Bruce Grey Owen Sound. Continue reading

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“The old boys club” — understanding Canadian party politics with raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt

From a recent post on Michael Schmidt’s political blog titled “Is it True?”:

Michael Schmidt with the current speaker of the Ontario legislature, Peters. Photo: Michael Schmidt

“Politics thrives in the backroom, in the “who knows who” and in the tradition of coming up the ladder the “proper way” of local politics. Continue reading


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Raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt explains “why politics” and “why with the Ontario Progressive Conservatives”

This is a self-interview with the well-known Ontario raw milk advocate and farmer Michael Schmidt, who is running for the PC-nomination in the riding of Grey Bruce Owen Sound. This interview is “reprinted” from Michael Schmidt’s political blog where it is titled “Waking Up…..NOW”:

Michael Schmidt talks to a Sun Media reporter after one of his many Queen's Park news conferences

MS: Michael let me ask you first of all; why are you even considering going into politics? Continue reading


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Change with or without government — Michael Schmidt speaks at Canadian Organic Growers conference in Toronto

Yesterday, February 20th, 2010, Michael Schmidt was a guest panelist at the Canadian Organic Growers conference in Toronto.

Michael Schmidt (right) at Feb 20 Canadian Organic Growers conference in Toronto with anti-GMO farmer activist Percy Schmieser and the German Minister of Agriculture Bärbel Höhn, who is a Green.

Here’s Michael Schmidt’s nutshell review of the proceedings and commentary on the picture above:

“The conference was great. Percy Schmeiser spoke as well. I was on the closing Panel of the conference. Theme of the last Panel was Change with or without the Government. On my Panel was the first green Minister for Agriculture in Germany Bärbel Höhn. I had a very intense discussion about Agricultural policies here and in Germany. On the picture you can see Percy the Monsanto challenger in the middle the Green Member of the German Parliament and… who is the guy on the right.” Continue reading

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