Collaborative Campaigning for Food Sovereignty & Environmental Justice


important issues

Proposals to dismantle Canada’s regulation of new GM foods and seeds could be approved soon.

Gene editing, or genome editing, are new GM techniques that can create risks and unexpected consequences.

Researchers are asking for approval to plant genetically engineered American chestnut trees in North American forests.

featured publications

GMO Review 2021 – CBAN updates

Health Canada and CFIA propose to remove regulation from many gene-edited GMOs – CBAN briefing for your Member of Parliament

Introduction to Genome Editing – CBAN factsheet

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network

It’s been over 20 years since the Canadian government approved the first genetically modified crops and foods, but critical questions about their impacts on our health, our environment, and our economy remained unanswered.

The six reports of CBAN’s GMO Inquiry dig into these important questions and investigate the real impacts and risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Canada.

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