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“Milk and our children’s future” — Raw milk symposium Oct. 19, 20, Vancouver

October 19th and 20th, 2012, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada!

On the coattails of the right to appeal the case for raw milk, Cow Share Canada presents the 4th International Raw Milk Symposium, sponsored in part by the Weston A. Price Foundation.

We welcome everyone – whether you have an interest in learning about raw milk, whether you are a concerned consumer or whether you are a farmer. Please join us.

The highest court in Ontario that has ruled on significant cases in the past has agreed to hear the raw milk challenge. This is a big step in the right direction and could set a precedent for the rest of Canada. The judge expressed the need to address the raw milk issue, to consider the needs of raw milk consumers and to develop fair legislation. Continue reading

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Libs and Grits trading players in leadup to the big game / election in October ’11

A few months ago we were astonished to see an ex-Liberal grab the Progressive Conservative nomination in Grey Bruce, ahead of popular favourite Michael Schmidt. Of course we all knew that Bruce Power was the 800 lb gorilla in the room, pulling strings to make that happen.

But now we see the pattern repeated as long-time Liberal Rocco Rossi has declared his intention to run for the PC party in the traditional Liberal stronghold of Toronto, raising the ire of many of his Liberal ex-friends in the process.

It will certainly be an interesting election come the fall, but floor crossings like these will only persuade more and more voters that there’s really not much to choose from between the two major parties. Continue reading

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