Supporters of Bill C-460

I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the following organizations for their support of Bill C-460, An Act respecting the implementation of the Sodium Reduction Strategy of Canada:

Endorsers for C-460

National Organizations:

  1. Canadian Medical Association
  2. Canadian Public Health Association
  3. Dietitians of Canada
  4. Canadian Nurses’ Association
  5. Canadian Pharmacists Association
  6. Public Health Physicians of Canada
  7. Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
  8. The College of Family Physicians of Canada
  9. Hypertension Canada
  10. Canadian Association of Community Health Centres
  11. Kidney Foundation of Canada
  12. Food Secure Canada
  13. Coalition  Québécoise sur la problématique du poids
  14. Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses
  15. Centre for Science in the Public Interest
  16. Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  17. Canadian Society of Nephrology
  18. Breakfast for Learning
  19. Body Science Medical
  20. Council of Food Progress Initiatives – Program Melior
  21. Canadian Institute for Child Health
  22. Canadian Society of Internal Medicine
  23. Canadian Women’s Health Network
  24. Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Regional Organizations:

  1. Ontario Medical Association
  2. Alberta Public Health Association
  3. British Columbia Medical Association
  4. Association of Local Public Health Agencies  (Members: Ontario Boards of Health, Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health, Ontario Public Health Nursing Management, Ontario Public Health Business Administrators, Public Health Epidemiologists in Ontario, Supervisors of Public Health Inspectors of Ontario), Health Promotion Ontario, Ontario Association of Public Health Dentistry, Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health)
  5. Public Health Association of B.C.
  6. Board of Health for the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
  7. Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health
  8. Ontario Public Health Chief Nursing Officers
  9. Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health
  10. Physiotherapy Association of BC
  11. First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
  12. Middlesex-London Health Unit

Health and Nutrition Experts:

  1. Dr. Norm Campbell, Professor of Medicine, Community Health Sciences and Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Calgary, HSFC CIHR Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control, Co-Chair of the PAHO/WHO Technical Advisory Group on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention through Dietary Salt Reduction, & Chair of the Canadian Hypertension Advisory Committee
  2. Trevor Hancock, Professor, School of Public Health and Social Policy, University of Victoria
  3. Dr. John Millar, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
  4. Louise Vandelac, PhD, Directrice de l’Institut des sciences de l’environment de l’Université du Québec à Montréal
  5. Dr. David McKeown, Medical Officer of Health, Toronto Public Health
  6. Hélène Delisle, Professor and Director, TRANSNUT, Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, World Health Organization of Collaborating Centre on Nutrition Changes and Development
  7. Kim Raine, CIHR/HSF Applied Public Health Chair
  8. Micheline Beaudry, PhD, professeure retraitée de l’Université Laval (nutrition publique)

I have been so excited to see the support for Bill C-460, as our list of supporters continues to grow.  With the support of these key organizations, alongside the many Canadians who’ve expressed support for this Bill, I believe we can get Bill C-460 through Parliament and work together to improve the health of all Canadians!