Policy Change

Food Tax Reform

Federal Budget Falls Behind on School Meal Funding: Alberta, G-7 Countries Lead the Pack, while Feds Remain Inactive
in english (Acrobat 75k) en français (Acrobat 63k)
—March 22, 2016

Senate Obesity Report Should Breathe Life into Industry- and Policy-fuelled Health Problems (Acrobat 244k)
—March 1, 2016

Joint-statement to the World Health Organization re conflicts of interest (Acrobat 194k)
—January 25, 2016

New Federal Government Promises Transformative Change in Public Health Law & Public Interest Science (Acrobat 187k)
—October 20, 2015

Advocating for Changes to Public Health Nutrition Laws (Acrobat 11147k)
—June 13, 2015

Technical brief to the Senate Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (Acrobat 436k)
—February 5, 2015

Support for Montreal City Council proposal to call for provincial tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (Acrobat 108k)
—December 15, 2014

U.N. General Assembly Renews Vows to Tackle Food, Tobacco, Alcohol, Inactivity-related Disease (Acrobat 191k)
—July 11, 2014

Outcome document of the high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the comprehensive review and assessment of the progress achieved in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (Acrobat 192k)
—July 10, 2014

Call for ensuring primacy of health in trade deals and safeguards against conflicts of interest in addresses diseases caused by marketing of food, alcohol, tobacco (Acrobat 2015k)
—July 4, 2014

Making Kids Sick (or Healthy) By Decree (Acrobat 4290k)
—January 30, 2014

Conflict of Interest Coalition Statement of Concern (Acrobat 164k)
—September 21, 2013

Technical Brief to the Honourable Charles Sousa, MPP, Ontario Minister of Finance (Acrobat 722k)
—August 27, 2013

Summary Table, Consumer Price Index: Consumer Price Index, food, by province (monthly)
—May 31, 2013

Reforming Sales Taxes on Food: At Last Do No Harm (Acrobat 1397k)
—April 27, 2013

Conflicts of Interest in International Disease Prevention Policy-Making (Acrobat 187k)
—September 27, 2012

United Nations Food Law Body Advances Global Standard for Mandatory Nutrition Labelling (Acrobat 234k)
—May 18, 2012

Technical Brief on Chronic Disease for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (Acrobat 425k)
—February 2, 2012

Political Declaration on NCDs in the context of 205 other general assembly resolutions issued since 1946
in english en français
—September 19, 2011

Political Declaration: United Nations High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases
in english en français
—September 19, 2011

Nutrition-related partial transcript of NGO United Nations interactive session on NCDs (Acrobat 182k)
—June 30, 2011

Statement of concern on lack of clarity on role of industry for June UN interactive hearing and September UN High Level Meeting 2011
—June 22, 2011

Nutrition advice to the President of the United Nations General Assembly (Acrobat 321k)
—June 15, 2011

Testimony re Healthy Living at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health
in english (Acrobat 258k) en français (Acrobat 264k)
—February 3, 2011

Technical Brief on Healthy Living for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health
in english (Acrobat 401k) en français (Acrobat 413k)
—February 3, 2011

Economic Prevention Dividend: Key References (Acrobat 4573k)
—October 25, 2010

Championing Public Health Nutrition 2010: Conference Registration NOW OPEN!
—August 25, 2010

World Health Organization Scientific Update on Trans Fat
—May 11, 2009

Definition of Basic Groceries in the federal Excise Tax Act (zero-rated and taxable foods) (Acrobat 34k)
—January 28, 2009

More tips and contact info for writing letters to the editor
—January 22, 2009

Bill Jeffery, CSPI : PowerPoint presentation at "Championing Public Health Nutrition" (Acrobat 1845k)
—October 22, 2008

Jorgen Dejgaard Jensen, University of Copenhagen : PowerPoint presentation at "Championing Public Health Nutrition"
—October 22, 2008

Dr. Mike Rayner, Oxford University : PowerPoint presentation at "Championing Public Health Nutrition"
—October 22, 2008

Canadian Medical Association : Food tax advice to House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (Acrobat 69k)
—August 15, 2007

Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids report tabled in Parliament
—March 27, 2007

Testimony of Bill Jeffery, LLB on Pre-Budget Consultations
in english en français
—October 19, 2006

Transcript: Standing Committee on Health (Acrobat 176k)
—October 5, 2006

CSPI's Testimony to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health
in english (Acrobat 106k) en français (Acrobat 87k)
—October 5, 2006

Speech at World Congress on Public Health
—August 24, 2006

Nielsen Canada National Food Sales Data for 2005
—June 30, 2006

STATEMENT on the Report of Federal Trans Fat Task Force
—June 28, 2006

Budget 2006 Consultations—Health implications of existing GST policy governing food
—April 19, 2006

Présentation de CSIP au Comité permanent de la Chambre des communes sur les finances, Audiences prébudgétaires
—October 27, 2005

Testimony of: CSPI before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Hearings
—October 27, 2005

Pitching and Pricing to Sell: Implications of Advertising and Sales Tax Policies for Nutrition
—September 20, 2005

Testimony of Bill Jeffery, L.LB., National Coordinator of the Centre for Science in the Public Interest, Before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, Pre-Budget Hearings
in english en français
—November 24, 2004

Group Praises Romanow's Emphasis on Tapping Diet
—November 28, 2002

CSPI Urges Romanow Commission to cut health care costs
—November 13, 2002

CSPI Submission to the Commission on the Future of Health Care
—November 11, 2002

Letter to Roy Romanow
—November 11, 2002

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