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[Free Webinar] What Are Pink Ribbons Hiding? (October 16/17, 2013)
Why is the breast cancer epidemic still raging after 30 years of “awareness” and pink ribbon products? Each year, corporations pack the shelves with pink ribbon products, surrounding us with “breast cancer awareness” messages. These products help raise billions of dollars in the name of breast cancer, yet more than 40,000 women in the U.S. still die of the disease every year. And some of these pink ribbon products actually contain chemicals that increase our risk of breast cancer! At Breast Cancer Action, we call this pinkwashing: when companies make money off breast cancer while also increasing our risk of the disease. Time and again, companies are profiting off breast cancer while women are paying with their lives. We’ve had it up to here with this hypocritical practice. Don’t miss this important webinar hosted by Breast Cancer Action… MORE INFO [1]

[Free Presentation] Prevention is the Cure (Ottawa, November 20, 2013)
Cancer will strike nearly half of us in our lifetime, but there are things we can do to tip the balance in our favour. Come to find out what you can do in your daily life, to help to prevent cancer or a recurrence, and to improve your overall health. Based on solid science, including the latest research findings, “Prevention is the Cure” was developed by the national, non-profit organization, Prevent Cancer Now, with support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. The presentation will be held November 20th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Maplesoft Centre (1500 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa). To reserve a seat, please call: 613.247.3527

In the news…

New York Times (September 21)
Silencing Scientists [2]

Straight.com (September 10)
David Suzuki: The problems with incinerating waste [3]

Vancouver Observer (August 28)
Metro Vancouver marching to the beat of its own drummer on incinerator [4]

Northumberland News (August 23)
Port Hope beef farmers see red over incineration plant [5]  (Online Poll HERE [6])

CBC News (August 22)
Ottawa Enviro committee votes for Plasco incineration scheme extension [7]

CBC News (August 7)
Eating raw garlic can prevent cancer: study [8]

LiveScience (July 29)
Blood cancer lymphoma more common near factories [9]

ABC News (July 23, 2013)
Investigation finds dangerous dioxins in widely used herbicide 2,4-D [10]


 
Also in the FALL 2013 [11] Issue of An Ounce [12]

Published: October 15th, 2013


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[1] MORE INFO: http://bcaction.org/2013/09/26/free-webinar-what-are-the-pink-ribbons-hiding/

[2] Silencing Scientists: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/22/opinion/sunday/silencing-scientists.html?_r=1&

[3] David Suzuki: The problems with incinerating waste: http://www.straight.com/news/421761/david-suzuki-problems-incinerating-waste

[4] Metro Vancouver marching to the beat of its own drummer on incinerator: http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/metro-vancouver-marching-beat-its-own-drummer-incinerator

[5] Port Hope beef farmers see red over incineration plant: http://www.northumberlandnews.com/news-story/4043161-port-hope-beef-farmers-see-red-over-proposed-gasification-plant/

[6] HERE: http://tinyurl.com/PHincin

[7] Ottawa Enviro committee votes for Plasco incineration scheme extension: http://tinyurl.com/PlascoExt

[8] Eating raw garlic can prevent cancer: study: http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/news/story/2013/08/07/garlic-cancer-prevention.html

[9] Blood cancer lymphoma more common near factories: http://www.livescience.com/38489-benzene-lymphoma-georgia.html

[10] Investigation finds dangerous dioxins in widely used herbicide 2,4-D: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-22/four-corners-chemical-time-bomb/4833720

[11] FALL 2013: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/wp-content/plugins/st_newsletter/stnl_iframe.php?newsletter=50

[12] An Ounce: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/main/resources/newsletter-archive

[13] New Mobile Phone App – Prevent Cancer: 365 Daily Tips – Launched Sept 2013!: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/new-mobile-phone-app-%e2%80%93-prevent-cancer-365-daily-tips-%e2%80%93-launched-sept-2013

[14] Naturally Fermented Salsa Verde: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/naturally-fermented-salsa-verde

[15] The Halifax Project: Applying the Hallmarks of Cancer for Prevention and Treatment: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/the-halifax-project-applying-the-hallmarks-of-cancer-for-prevention-and-treatment

[16] Industry Supplied Data Means Continued Use of 2,4-D in Canada: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/industry-supplied-data-means-continued-use-of-24-d-in-canada

[17] Royal Commission on the Environment and Health: comprehensive action plan: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/royal-commission-on-the-environment-and-health-comprehensive-action-plan

[18] Justice Denied: Mistreatment of former Canadian asbestos workers continues today: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/justice-denied-mistreatment-of-former-canadian-asbestos-workers-continues-today

[19] Doctors Urge Ontario to Ramp Up Renewable Energy: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/doctors-urge-ontario-to-ramp-up-renewable-energy

[20] PCN Asks: Why Extend Plasco Garbage Gasification Funding Deadline?: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/pcn-asks-why-extend-plasco-garbage-gasification-funding-deadline

[21] Many Good Reasons to go PVC-free: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/many-good-reasons-to-go-pvc-free

[22] Greenwashing in Cosmetics & Personal Care Products: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/greenwashing-in-cosmetics-personal-care-products

[23] What is up with Canada’s review of the health effects of radiofrequency radiation? Have your say!: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/what-is-up-with-canada%e2%80%99s-review-of-the-health-effects-of-radiofrequency-radiation-have-your-say

[24] Wesleyville (Port Hope) Environmental Review of Unproven Incinerator Technology: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/wesleyville-port-hope-environmental-review-of-unproven-incinerator-technology

[25] Meet PCN’s New Co-Chair – Natasha Klemm, BSc ND: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/meet-pcn%e2%80%99s-new-co-chair-%e2%80%93-natasha-klemm-bsc-nd

[26] Kincardine Nuclear Waste Deep Geological Repository Proposal – a bait and switch to a bigger, even riskier plan?: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/kincardine-nuclear-waste-deep-geological-repository-proposal-%e2%80%93-a-bait-and-switch-to-a-bigger-even-riskier-plan

[27] “Proof of Safety” versus “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” for Endocrine Disruptors – EU actions trigger controversy: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/%e2%80%9cproof-of-safety%e2%80%9d-versus-%e2%80%9cinnocent-until-proven-guilty%e2%80%9d-for-endocrine-disruptors-%e2%80%93-eu-actions-trigger-controversy

[28] 3rd Annual Vineglass Quest for A Cure a Great Success!: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/3rd-annual-vineglass-quest-for-a-cure-a-great-success

[29] Think Before You Pink® Quiz: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/think-before-you-pink%c2%ae-quiz

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