In order to come to the proposed legislation, Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) has done a large amount of research to back the initiative. Bellow you will see a resource list of documents and articles which have been used in the process.

If you have any recommendations on information to add to the resource list, please contact info@menutruth.ca.

Resource List

Calif Health and Medical. (2011). Governor Schwarzenegger signs California calorie-count menu law. Retrieved from http://www.californiaindianeducation.org/health_medical/calorie_count_menu_law.html

Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Retrieved from: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/guide/ch1e.pdf

Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association. (2010). CRFA talks nutrition with Ontario and B.C. ministries. Retrieved from http://www.crfa.ca/news/2010/crfa_talks_nutrition_with_ontario_and_bc_ministries.asp

Centre for Science in the Public Interest. (2010). Nutrition Information on Restaurant Menus. Retrieved from: http://cspinet.org/canada/pdf/menu-nutrition-info-key-documents_excerpt.pdf

Department of Justice. 2012. Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870). Retrieved from: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/C.R.C.%2C%5Fc.%5F870/page-43.html#h-43

Hirsch, J. 2009. Menu labeling bill introduced by U.S. lawmakers. Retrieved from Los Angeles Times: http://articles.latimes.com/2009/may/16/business/fi-menu16

Legislative Assembly of Ontario. (2009). 39:1 Bill 156, Healthy Decisions for Healthy Eating Act, 2009. Retrieved from http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_detail.do?locale=en&BillID=2160&isCurrent=&detailPage=bills_detail_status&Intranet

Legislative Assembly of Ontario. (2009). 39:1 Bill 156, Healthy Decisions for Healthy Eating Act, 2009. Retrieved from http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_detail.do?locale=en&BillID=2160&isCurrent=&detailPage=bills_detail_debates&Intranet

Leitch, K, (2008). Reaching for the top. Retrieved from: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/alt_formats/hpb-dgps/pdf/child-enfant/2007-advisor-conseillere/advisor-conseillere-eng.pdf

National Conference of State Legislatures.(2011). Trans Fat and Menus Labeling Legislation. Retrieved From: http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=14362

Obesity in Canada. (2011). Public Health Agency of Canada: Canadian Institute for Health Information. Retrieved from http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/products/Obesity_in_canada_2011_en.pdf.

Rosenbloom, S. (2010). New York Times. Calorie Data to Be Posted at Most Chains. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/24/business/24menu.html

Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada. (2010). Recommendations of the Sodium Working Group. Retrieved from: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/sodium/strateg/index-eng.php

Statistics Canada. (2011). Adult obesity prevalence in Canada and the United States. Retrieved from http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-625-x/2011001/article/11411-eng.htm

Statistics Canada.(2011). Canadian Health Measures Survey: Adult obesity prevalence in Canada and the United States. Retrieved from http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/110302/dq110302c-eng.htm

Statistics Canada. (2011). Obesity in Canada - Snapshot. Retrieved from http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/2009/oc/index-eng.php

Center for Science in the Public Interest. (2012). Writing on the Wall: Time to put nutrition information on restaurant menu. Retrieved from: http://cspinet.org/canada/pdf/writing-on-the-wall.complete-report.pdf

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  • Province of
    ALBERTA

    Hon. Sarah Hoffman

    Minister of Health

  • Province of
    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    Hon. Terry Lake

    Minister of Health

  • Province of
    MANITOBA

    Hon. Sharon Blady

    Minister of Health

  • Province of
    NEW BRUNSWICK

    Hon. Victor Boudreau

    Minister of Health

  • Province of
    NEWFOUNDLAND

    Dr. John Haggie

    Minister of Health

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    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

    Hon. Glen Abernethy

    Minister of Health

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    NOVA SCOTIA

    Hon. Leo A. Glavine

    Minister of Health

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    NUNAVIT

    Hon. Monica Ell-Kanayuk

    Minister of Health

  • Province of
    ONTARIO

    Hon. Dr. Eric Hoskins

    Minister of Health

  • Province of
    PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

    Hon. Robert L. Henderson

    Minister of Health

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    QUEBEC

    Hon. Gaétan Barrette

    Minister of Health

  • Province of
    SASKATCHEWAN

    Hon. Dustin Duncan

    Minister of Health

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    YUKON

    Hon. Mike Nixon

    Minister of Health

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