Join 700 food activists, chefs, researchers, community workers, Indigenous leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs and interested foodies from across the country for Canada's biggest and most diverse food gathering, Resetting the Table, Food Secure Canada’s 9th Assembly October 13-16th in Toronto. Registration is open and new program details will be announced soon.
July 21, 2016 - Food Secure Canada is delighted to see that the newly proposed national food policy was discussed by agriculture ministers from across the country at their meeting in Calgary today. Food Secure Canada, along with thousands of Canadians, has been advocating for such a policy dialogue for many years. We are pleased to see the inclusion not only of healthy food but also of food security.
As a pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and sovereignty, we invite the public and experts to gather for a grand banquet of ideas at World Social Forum 2016 on 12th August 2016.
With the Food Movement Profiles series, we support and highlight the work of Food Secure Canada members across the country. Our amazing members work daily to strengthen the food movement and create more just, healthy and sustainable food systems.
How Shall We Work Together on Canada’s Food Policy? Maximum of 25 participants per call. Sign-up required.
PROOF has created a series of fact sheets on food insecurity which summarize important information about the problem in Canada: monitoring food insecurity, children in food insecure households, the impact of food insecurity on health, and public policy and food insecurity.
Given all the positive impacts, it is difficult to understand why Canada remains one of the only industrialized countries not to fund a school food program.
Have you thought about running for the Board of Directors for Food Secure Canada? We are looking for active, committed, experienced individuals who want to contribute to the leadership of the dynamic and growing food movement.
As Canadian Education Ministers meet in Toronto on July 7 & 8, the Coalition for Healthy School Food is calling on provincial and federal leaders to work together to feed schoolchildren.
Co-led by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Childhood Obesity Foundation, the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition (of which Food Secure Canada is a supporting partner) says the time has come to protect children and to support parents to make healthy decisions for their families.
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