Sport Matters appears before the Standing Committee on Health to discuss Bill S-228

On Monday, April 23rd, Lindsay Hugenholtz Sherk, Senior Leader for the Sport Matters Group, and Erica Wiebe (Olympic & Commonwealth Gold medallist in Wrestling), served as witnesses before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (HESA) to discuss Bill S-228, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children).

Thank you to everyone who contributed and offered support. Please find attached a copy of the Brief we submitted outlining the SMG position and recommendations.
 
The HESA Committee will be meeting from 3:30 to 5:30pm Eastern and you can listen in on the presentations and discussion: http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/HESA/meeting-101/notice
 
If you are looking for more information on Bill S-228 and the potential implications for our sector, check out the Sport Matters Group website for updates: http://sportmatters.ca/Bill_S_228 or do not hesitate to contact us.