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Consumers Want Mandatory Labelling of Genetically Modified Foods

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December 3, 2003

Consumers Want Mandatory Labelling of Genetically Modified Foods

CALGARY, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - "Consumers have the right to know what's in their food and they overwhelmingly want the Federal Government to mandate labelling of genetically modified foods," said Mr. Bruce Cran, President of the Consumers' Association of Canada.

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Consumers’ Association Calls National Meeting To Discuss Solutions To The Auto Insurance Crisis

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Sept. 29, 2003

Canadian Politicians Confused - Consumers' Association Calls National Meeting To Discuss Solutions To The Auto Insurance Crisis

OTTAWA, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - "While Canadians are looking to politicians to find solutions to the auto insurance rate issue, many politicians are clearly confused by what solutions should be implemented," said Mr. Mel Fruitman, President of the Consumers' Association of Canada. "Consumers living in provinces with private auto insurance must be shaking their heads in disbelief at what different politicians have done, or are talking about doing, to fix the auto insurance problem."

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Consumers’ Association Blames Big Profits By Insurance Companies For Skyrocketing Rates

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Sept 17, 2003

Consumers' Association Blames Big Profits By Insurance Companies For Skyrocketing Rates

OTTAWA, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - "Huge profits reported this week by the insurance industry calls for a formal Government review of property and auto insurance rates," said Mel Fruitman, President of the Consumers' Association of Canada. "Consumers and businesses have been harmed by the dramatic rate increases the insurance industry has imposed on the public and Governments have done little to protect consumers."

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National Study On Auto Insurance Rates Confirms Toronto Consumers Pay The Highest Rates in Canada

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Sept. 10, 2003

Consumers' Association National Study On Auto Insurance Rates Confirms Toronto Consumers Pay The Highest Rates In Canada

TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - "Auto insurance rates in Toronto are the highest in Canada and are outrageously high compared to other major cities such as Vancouver and Montreal", said Mr. Mel Fruitman, President of the Consumers' Association of Canada at a news conference held at 10 am today at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto. The Association released its national study of auto insurance rates across Canada including data from forty cities in all ten provinces.

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Consumers’ Association Study Confirms Alberta Is A Have-Not Province When It Comes To Auto Insurance

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August 27, 2003

Consumers' Association Study Confirms Alberta Is A Have Not province When It Comes To Auto Insurance

CALGARY, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - "Auto insurance rates in Alberta are completelyout of step with other western provinces", said Mr. Mel Fruitman, President of the Consumers' Association of Canada at a news conference held today in Calgary. "Some drivers in Alberta pay up to 500% more for auto insurance than do consumers in provinces like Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia which have public auto systems."

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