Health Regulation & Politics

THE TYRANNY OF GOVERNMENT “PROTECTION”

March 1, 2011

Why More Health Regulations Are Not What We Need “There is no odour so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted… If I knew...

The Health Battlefields of Europe… And Why They May Come to Canada

February 1, 2011

Introduction by Helke Ferrie Robert Verkerk is the executive and scientific director of the Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) based in the UK. He...

A New Model of Economics for the New Year – From Nobel Prize Winner Elinor Ostrom

December 1, 2010

“It is assumed that the momentum for change must come from outside the situation, rather than from the self-reflection and creativity of those within the...

Vitamin D Scandal

November 1, 2010

Ontario Government Cancelling OHIP Coverage for Vitamin D Testing “We estimate that vitamin D deficiency is the most common medical condition in the world.” –...

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE TAKES ON CANCER – AND WINS

November 1, 2010

The Audacity of Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez “If you are an honest scientist, it doesn’t matter if it’s moondust – if it’s working, you have got...

CONCERNED PARENTS PROTEST AS TELECOM INVADES SCHOOLS

October 1, 2010

Government and Industry Denies the Risk The growing number of people with sensitivities to electromagnetic fields and microwaves (EMF) is testament to the fact that...

Canadians Champion the Charter of Health Freedom To Preserve Access to Natural Health Products

September 1, 2010

I recently participated in a panel discussion at a Toronto health show with Michael Schmidt, the farmer who has stood up for our right to...

GMO Update: Public Protests Expand as GMOs and Biotech Wreak Havoc on Food Supply

July 1, 2010

In the U.S., people spend proportionately the least amount of their earnings on food. However, the incidence of food-borne disease (FBD) there is the highest...

FEATURE INTERVIEW ON GMOs with­ Jeffrey Smith

July 1, 2010

This interview took place on May 29, 2010 at the Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference in Toronto. GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS Helke Ferrie I have to tell...

The Return of Bill C-6 And Why It Must Be Stopped – Again

June 1, 2010

Last spring a Canadian court heard a case on the death of two babies killed by faulty playpen accessories. During the trial, Health Canada (responsible...

Drinking Water Debate

March 1, 2010

Is Fluoridation Endangering Public Health in Favour of Government and Corporate Interests? Water fluoridation chemicals are a byproduct of the phosphate fertilizer industry. This is...

The Year in Review 2009

December 1, 2009

What 2009 Meant for the World of Alternative Medicine and Natural Health Corruption, stupidity and greed are best viewed as dispassionately as one views household...

Time to Celebrate! A Look Back at the Challenges, Successes and Hell Raising of the Past Ten Years

November 1, 2009

You are invited to a great annual bash this month, namely the Whole Life Expo, where for the 23rd year we can celebrate health, critical...

The Bill C-6 Battle Wages On

October 1, 2009

An Update on the Political Campaign to Protect Natural Health Products THE RECENT HISTORY OF BILL C-6 On April 30, 2009, all four parties supported...

The Battle Against Bill C-6

September 1, 2009

How Proposed New Legal Principles are Undermining Your Health Freedom Introduction by Helke Ferrie “The numbers on the Bills have changed, but whether the Prime...

Food Fight: Organics Gain Ground as GMOs and Biotech Wreak Havoc on Food Supply

July 1, 2009

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” ~ From Anthem by Leonard Cohen In May, the food labeling committee of the international...