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The Biggest Problem with Natural Health Products Might Surprise You

Natural Health Products have been the subject of scrutiny for a very long time and though critics of their use often try to argue that manufacturers of them make unrealistic health claims or that the product inside the bottle is not what is on the label, the reality is that these baseless arguments are not … Continue reading The Biggest Problem with Natural Health Products Might Surprise You

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Our Quick Tips for Avoiding GMOs

There are plenty of reasons to avoid purchasing and consuming Genetically Modified foods and agricultural products including health, safety, supporting local businesses instead of transnational corporations and helping contribute to a more ethical food industry via consumer buying power. Below are our quick tips for avoiding GMOs and foodstuffs. Avoid processed foods. It is estimated … Continue reading Our Quick Tips for Avoiding GMOs

Dangerous Myths of the Medical Industry

The medical industry is a juggernaut entity that carries with it its own sense of legitimacy. Throughout the history of medicine, guilds and professionals have carefully and knowingly cultivated this sense through highly proactive public policy initiatives aimed at praising the impartiality of the industry and simultaneously condemning the “backward and archaic” ways of natural … Continue reading Dangerous Myths of the Medical Industry

6 Things We Can Teach You about the Natural Health Product Regulations

The Natural Health Product Regulations were introduced by Health Canada in 2004 and were met with swift condemnation from proponents of alternative and natural health products. The reasons for this are numerous and can seem more and more complex as time goes on; however, we thought we’d put together some important talking points about the … Continue reading 6 Things We Can Teach You about the Natural Health Product Regulations

What the Mental Health Crisis in Attawapiskat Says about Health Freedom in Canada

The Attawapiskat First Nation made headlines recently when 11 members tried to commit suicide over a weekend in April and 28 members tried to do so throughout March. Shortly after the crisis of 11 suicide attempts blew up on the national news, drawing some much-needed attention to the situation there, 5 more members attempted suicide. … Continue reading What the Mental Health Crisis in Attawapiskat Says about Health Freedom in Canada

3 Threats to Health Freedom in Canada

Natural Health Product Regulations In the mid-1990s Health Canada started attacking NHPs. Products were taken away from Canadians because they were not complying with the chemical drug regulations. Canadians became so alarmed that they rebelled. This was perhaps the largest citizen movement in Canadian history. The message from Canadians was clear: we wanted our access … Continue reading 3 Threats to Health Freedom in Canada

The Dangers of GMO Mosquitos

Despite all of the fears surrounding the birth defects that the Zika virus carries with it, there is something a lot scarier on the horizon if biotechnology companies get their way in terms of how they propose to combat the virus: by releasing non-biting, genetically-engineered mosquitos into the wild. The biotech firm Oxitec has genetically … Continue reading The Dangers of GMO Mosquitos