Montreal; and Toronto, October 5, 2015 --  Food Secure Canada and Community Food Centres Canada are reacting today with alarm  to a new report on the persistently high rates of household food insecurity in Canada released by the PROOF research team.

Highlights of events for the last week of September 2015. Canadians everywhere are showing there is more than one way you can Eat Think Vote for a better food system with more than 50 events happening in the country.

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September 25th, 2015

Members of the Northern and Remote Food Network of Food Secure Canada developed this op-ed and the proposal within it, which was published in the Winnipeg Free Press. 

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Week of September 25th. You know your campaign is doing really well when you have events in Vancouver, Moncton, Ottawa, Whitehorse, Quebec City and Victoria all in the same week. 

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Food Secure Canada’s Montreal office is looking for a full-time communications intern for a period of 7 months starting in October 2015. Candidates must meet the criteria of Emploi Quebec in order for this internship to be remunerated. Contact your Centre local d'emploi to inquire about your eligibility. Deadline: October 11, 2015

Many young Canadians want to get into farming, but becoming a farmer these days is not easy.

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September 18th.

Back in July, when we began this journey to make food a federal election issue, we figured Canadians would connect with our ‘good food for all’ message.

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Does food matter to you? Then lets make it matter to our politicians! Join the Eat Think Vote movement. More information here.

On 2 June 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its findings and calls to action in the hopes of healing the painful legacy of the Indian Residential School system.

Innoweave, an initiative of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, would like to offer the Constructive Engagement module for organizations and networks operating in the food policy space. The tailored module Introduction to Constructive Engagement will kick off with a webinar this fall. 
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