Please note that media requests for Dr. Tom Warshawski, Pediatrician and Chair of the Childhood Healthy Living Foundation (CHLF), can be made by texting or emailing the CHLF at the number/email address at the bottom of the page.
Dr. Warshawski is interviewed by Global News regarding a new study, funded by Heart and Stroke, that evaluated the impact various marketing techniques have on Canadian pre-teens and how they influence their intention to eat or buy products themselves or pester their parents to do so.
Dr. Warshawski comments on CBC’s The Current regarding the need to restrict food advertising primarily directed at children. (Scroll to the bottom of the transcript for the interview).
Dr. Warshawski comments on CTV News regarding the new sugary drink tax in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Opinion- Help our post-pandemic health by ending food marketing to children – by Chantal Peticlerc and Dr. Tom Warshawski, contributors, Toronto Star.
Dr. Warshawski is interviewed on CBC Radio’s Maritime Connection with Preston Mulligan regarding Newfoundland and Labrador’s proposed tax on sugary drinks.
Dr. Warshawski is interviewed for an article by Postmedia’s Healthing.ca regarding childhood obesity.
An op-ed from Dr. Tom Warshawski and Manuel Arango, co-chairs of the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition, on the need for the government to finish commitments to marketing to kids restrictions and front-of-package nutrition labelling was published in the Toronto Star. Please see the op-ed in the Toronto Star. A French version appeared in HuffPost Quebec
Dr. Warshawski speaks with BC media regarding the Government of BC’s move to eliminate the exemption of the provincial sales tax on sweetened, carbonated beverages:
CBC News Why BC is now taxing sugary drinks
Dr. Warshawski is interviewed by local media throughout BC regarding the Generation Health program, including:
Goldstream Gazette Free 10-week health program for families comes to West Shore Parks and Rec
Dr. Warshawski speaks with CKNW radio regarding the Generation Health program.
CBC Radio’s Cost of Living deconstructs the rise and fall of Bill S-228, a bill to restrict the marketing of foods and beverages high in sugar, salt and saturated fat to children 12 and under. Dr Warshawski is interviewed. Listen here.
Dr. Warshawski is interviewed on CBC’s The Current regarding childhood obesity in Canada.
Dr. Warshawski speaks to Global News regarding Bill S-228. Bill banning junk food ads to kids may die in the Senate.
Dr. Warshawski speaks on Ontario Morning at CBC Radio regarding the coalition of Canadian doctors calling on senators to pass Bill S-228
CBC News: Dr. Warshawski speaks with Kelly Crowe regarding Bill S-228, Eleventh-hour lobbying by industry could kill law banning food marketing to kids
The Province: Dr. Tom Warshawski and Yves Savoie: How senators can stop the marketing of junk food to kids
Press Release: Canada’s new Food Guide will bolster efforts to curb Canada’s Childhood Obesity Epidemic. January 24, 2019.
Dr. Warshawski speaks with CBC News Radio-Canada about the proposed sugary drink tax in the Northwest Territories: Should the NWT tax sweetened drinks?
Press Release: Our children’s health must not be for sale. December 3, 2018, CNW.
Dr. Warshawski speaks with Jody Vance regarding Bill S-228 on CKNW
Dr. Warshawski spoke with Shen Wenjie at Sing Tao Daily about Canadian children’s physical activity.