https://stopmarketingtokids.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/M2Koreo_itunes.png 456 582 Miranda McLellan-Granger https://stopmarketingtokids.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/smtk-logo-english.png Miranda McLellan-Granger2019-04-17 08:06:342019-05-02 15:09:53How Senate can work across party lines to stop the marketing of junk food to children
A great article by Dr. Tom Warshawski (Chair, Childhood Obesity Foundation) and Yves Savoie (CEO, Heart and Stroke) highlighting the bipartisan journey of Bill S-228, Senate’s delay and what’s at stake. (originally published in the Hill Times on 16 April 2019).
Excerpt: “The Senate has the choice of either protecting the health of our children by passing Bill S-228 in a timely manner or protecting the interests of the industry food lobby by continuing to delay its passage… The bill is a perfect example of how a non-partisan Senate can use its plentiful resources to study a problem, propose solutions and then introduce strong legislation that supports the government’s mandate. This is the Senate at its best”. Read full OpEd here…