President's Blog

CHFA is proud to be the voice of the natural health industry. As CHFA President, I am proud to be our organization’s voice. From the latest updates on issues affecting our industry, to my personal insights on professional life, my blog, "The Long Story", is a collection of thoughts and ideas that will give you a unique perspective into our industry.

 

 


 

  • CHFA Responds to CBC’s CMAJ Editorial

    Canadian consumers should continue to have the opportunity to make informed choices, which means choosing NHPs as a way of safely managing their health.

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  • CHFA Remembers Colleague and Friend Joel Taller

    It is with great sadness that we notify you of the passing of Joel Taller on Saturday, May 13, 2017, with his family by his side. Joel will be dearly missed and affectionately remembered by his loving wife Gaye, their children, his extended family, and his friends and acquaintances, including many of us in the natural health industry who worked with him.

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  • CHFA Responds to CBC Marketplace

    Marketplace failed to acknowledge Canada's world-class regulatory framework for NHPs.

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  • The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

    Every year when the holidays roll around, the spiral of pressure, celebration, excess and expectation begins. It’s a stressful time of year. There are deadlines to be met — both personal and professional. More things to buy, food to prepare, events to go to. Just more of everything. And each year, it seems to begin a little earlier.

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  • Third Rate Romance

    Am I committed to a long-term relationship with my iPhone or is this just a rebound relationship? Only time will tell.

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  • NHP Week: What Do We Stand to Lose?

    NHP Week is a nationwide celebration of the access all Canadians have to safe, effective, and high-quality natural health products.

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  • Work-Life Balance #NHPsAreNotDrugs

    At a recent event, I listened to another woman in the natural industry talk about work-life balance and the view that it’s not really about balancing work and life because work is part of your life. It’s about balancing all the things in your life in the way and at the time that works for you.

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  • Navigating Information Overload

    One of the hardest things about my role at CHFA is keeping up to date on the latest trends and best practices in leadership. So how do you stay on top of the changing landscape and the information overload?

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  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Many of us need to commit or re-commit to going back to the basics of reduce, reuse, recycle.

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  • Old Dog, New Trick

    My secret desire was always to play piano, but lessons were expensive at the time and we didn’t have a piano to practise on so it just wasn’t an option. When my son began violin lessons a few years ago I decided that maybe it was time to try piano.

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