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Protest marks World Food Day [photos / video]

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(Last Updated On: Oct 14, 2013)

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Hey Hey Ho Ho! March Against Monsanto Morinville organizer Kimberly Porlier leads a group of about 90 protestors across 100 Street en route to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Saturday. See Page 10 for more photos.

Photos by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – World Food Day in Morinville was marked with a peaceful demonstration that ran from St. Jean Baptiste Park to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. About 90 participants took part in the March Against Monsanto event, an initiative launched by Morinville resident Kimberly Prolier. The march was preceded by presentations from local farmers and ended with a documentary on GMO products.

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Protestors listen to one of the speakers.

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John Schneider from Gold Forest Grains talks about GMOs.

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A family of protestors encourage passersby to honk in support of the event.

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