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CEPEO to Investigate EMF Balancers in Local Schools

As promised in our article It Is Unbelievable What a Tub of Soil Can Do, we have followed up on the claim that two local schools have installed EMF Balancers on their premises.  The schools, Louis Riel secondary school and … Continue reading

23. October 2008 by barry
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It Is Unbelievable What a Tub of Soil Can Do

As discussed on the forum, Jon and I attended the presentation on the EMF Balancer given by Peter Webb.  In more ways than one, the product, as well as the presentation, were quite unbelievable.   It is not my purpose … Continue reading

05. October 2008 by barry
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Bill C-51 Takes an Election Break

This should be the last Bill C-51 article for a while, perhaps until next year.  Now that the 39th Parliament has been dissolved, all House and Senate bills that did not received Royal Assent have died on the Order Paper, … Continue reading

14. September 2008 by barry
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Bill C-51 and the Power of Inspectors

According to StopC51’s propaganda campaign, Bill C-51 is set to empower Gestapo-like health product inspectors to enter your property without permission or warrant, confiscate and dispose of your property, seize your bank accounts, give you a $5M fine and throw … Continue reading

18. August 2008 by barry
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StopC51 and Fuzzy Math

The StopC51 website shows a large pie chart with an 11% slice cut out under the heading “Percentage of Products Currently Approved.”  The title of the article is “Government Report Shows It’s Worse Than We Thought.”   Worse?  That’s saying … Continue reading

02. August 2008 by barry
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TCM Community Sucked In by StopC51 Propaganda

StopC51 continues to play on the fears of natural health product (NHP) users.  This time, the people who have been duped appear to be the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) community, according to articles in the Vancouver-based The Province (“Feds want … Continue reading

20. July 2008 by barry
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Bill C-51 on Summer Leave

With the Canadian Parliament adjourned for the summer, Bill C-51 is taking some much needed time off to allow cooler heads to prevail.  C-51 is the bill that will amend the Food and Drugs Act to provide an improved legislative … Continue reading

13. July 2008 by barry
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Drinking Water Fearfully

I was driving blissfully to the grocery store the other day when I saw the following billboard on Cyrville Rd near Ogilvie:    It reminded me that I am not being paranoid about the water I drink.  After all, H2O … Continue reading

06. July 2008 by barry
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What is the Stupidest Thing You Have Heard about Bill C-51 Lately?

We should consider giving out an award in this category.  Here is a possible winner for June 2008 – Jeremy Arney, Canadian Action Party candidate for the federal electoral district of Saanich-Gulf Islands, BC.  Have a listen, but be warned, … Continue reading

02. July 2008 by barry
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Stroke from Chiropractic Neck Manipulation

On Sunday, Jon made a forum post about Sandra Nette, an Edmonton woman who is suing her chiropractor because she suffered a disabling stroke after receiving a neck adjustment.  The correlation between stroke and chiropractic neck manipulation has been studied … Continue reading

17. June 2008 by barry
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