Government of Canada takes next step to make healthy eating easier for kids


Parents try hard every day to help their children make good choices, including the food they eat. In fact, ensuring a healthy diet is the most important thing parents can do to ensure the future health of their kids, and families deserve to have access to the best possible information to help them make these decisions.

Today, Joël Lightbound, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced that Health Canada is launching a public consultation on restricting the marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children. The proposed approach aims to protect children from marketing tactics that encourage them to eat unhealthy foods, and support families in making healthier food choices. Read full article