In efforts to revamp the healthy eating guidelines, lobbying efforts suggest competing departmental priorities.
Canada's Food Guide, pictured, has been the subject of intense scrutiny and lobbying because of the number of Canadians who consult it and perceptions that it's heavily influenced by industry. Photograph courtesy of Health Canada
Industry groups shut out of in-person consultations with Health Canada in its current effort to overhaul Canada’s Food Guide have delivered their concerns—and their own set of potentially competing goals—to politicians and other federal departments.
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As internationally mediated talks between the Venezuelan regime and opposition break down, lawmakers and experts are skeptical about the path forward, and are divided on Canada's role in solving the crisis.
There’s an inherent tension at play between journalism’s interest in news value and the public interest, says Elly Alboim, former CBC journalist, who doesn't think debates should be treated as a 'journalistic exercise.'