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Briefings to government

GMOs in Canada: At a Glance

May 2017. You can share this briefing with your Member of Parliament, or others. A one-page, double-sided summary of the status of GMOs in Canada and the current issues of concern.    

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CBAN Testimony on GM Animals

CBAN testified at Agriculture Committee hearings on “Genetically Modified Animals for Human Consumption” and provided related information. (October 2016)

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Flax Contamination

This short briefing note alerted Members of Parliament to the contamination of Canadian exports by GM flax, pointed out unanswered questions and suggested required actions. 2009.

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Potential Impacts of Genetically Engineered Trees

This paper is a critique of the information document on GE trees made available by the Convention on Biological Diversity for the consideration of government delegates (SBSTTA-13). At issue is a civil society demand for a moratorium on GE tree field tests and commercial releases. Joint Commentary (2008)

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