Saturday, May 25, 2013

The Public-Private Partnership Debate at the Canadian Obesity Summit

20130501-062As regular readers will be aware, the recent Canadian Obesity Summit in Vancouver hosted a debate on the issue of public-private partnerships, including the support for the Summit by Coca-Cola and McDonalds.

Here are the opening statements of the various proponents.

Introduction by Samantha Hajna and Diane Finegood

Con by Yoni Freedhoff

Pro by Michael Lyon

Con by Kim Raine

Pro by Richard Ellis

My previous post on this debate.

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