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Three showings of GMO-OMG in Kelowna, Victoria and Richmond

GMO OMG Screenings

Victoria, Tuesday, May 13
Doors: 6:30, Screening: 7 pm, Panel Discussion follows the movie
Cinecenta, UVIC, 3800 Finnerty Rd.

Kelowna, Tuesday, May 13
Doors: 6:30, Screening: 7 pm, Panel Discussion follows the movie
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave.

Richmond, Wednesday, May 14
Doors: 5:30, Screening: 6 pm, Panel Discussion follows the movie
Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate

And see links to the posters below.

GMO Richmond Poster (1)

GMO Victoria Poster

GMO Kelowna Poster (1)

GE food and allergies: free seminar May 2nd, 7-9pm Coquitlam

Please check out the link below for details.

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Evidence that GE crops are not working

One of the best scientific publications on GE crops in the last few years is “Myths and Truths” which summarized about 120 scientific studies on GE crops. If you want the lowdown it’s available as a two page summary here:

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Stop the GE apple – join the twitter party April 23rd

Join us for a Twitter party to stop the GE apple on the 23rd April.

Rid us of the GE apple in 140 characters!

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3 weeks to stop the GM apple

What are you doing to stop the genetically engineered apple? The GM apple that will look fresh 15-18 days after it’s cut. The GM apple that has 2 different bacteria and 1 plant virus added to the apple DNA to stop it from browning.  The GM apple, that if approved, will lead to genetically engineered granny smith, golden delicious, fuji and gala apples as well as cherries, peaches and pears.

Get signatures on the petition now at GE Apple petition

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See GMO-OMG in Vernon, 16th April

Nature’s Fare is sponsoring the film GMO-OMG at the Towne Cinema in Vernon tomorrow April 16th – doors open at 6:30 – show begins at 7 PM. $5 for the general public, $2 for seniors 60+

It’s a great movie, very educative but also a lot of fun.

we need signatures against the GE apple – deadline May 6th

Please print out the petition against the GE apple and get your friends and family to sign it, or better still take it to a local cafe, health food store or restaurant and leave it in a place where signatures can be collected. Or ask a vendor at your local farmers’ market.

GE Apple petition

The petitions will go to the Legislature in mid-May, so here’s your chance to make a difference. The NDP are also formally asking the Liberal government to carry out the review of the GE apple it promised -more on the governments response when we get it.