PETERS – Nancy Greene Raine is no ordinary senator

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NANCY GREENE RAINE has never been one to sit still, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that she is behind one of the more consequential actions to come out of the Canadian senate in recent memory.

Greene Raine is behind a bill making its way through parliament that would place new limits on marketing unhealthy food and drinks to children.

It’s noteworthy, really, that any Canadian senator is behind any initiative of any kind.

Typically, the only time we hear about anything the Canadian senate, it’s news about senators living large off the taxpayers’ dime.

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James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.

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