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Dairy Farmer Michael Schmidt: 3 Weeks on Hunger Strike, Wants Talks With Canadian Premier McGuinty

By Good Food 4 All

Canadians: Contact your officials! (Info below)

Three weeks have passed and Canadian dairy farmer continues his hunger strike for food freedom. He has consumed only water and not even his normal daily glass of milk.  He’s lost about 30 pounds and is starting to look gaunt. He’s admitted that he is getting weaker and has had to stop working.

Mr. Schmidt wants to meet with Canadian Premier Dalton McGuinty to start a dialog on food freedom.  Last week he posted a letter to Mr. Mc Guinty. So far, Mr. McGuinty has ignored all requests to meet with Mr. Schmidt.

Does Michael Schmidt have to die?  He states that he is willing to because he believes in the freedom of food.  Obviously, to the Canadian government he is just a fly in the ointment, a nuisance.

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Canada Regulators, Info Suppression and Fish Collapses

Courting collapse

By Briony Penn

Both the Fraser River sockeye and Pacific herring stocks are, by many accounts, on the verge of collapse, just as East Coast cod stocks did in the late 1980s. In the case of the cod, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans ignored early warnings from scientists and threatened some with loss of their jobs if they spoke out. Is that pattern repeating itself on the West Coast?

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