Food Secure Canada’s eighth national assembly held November 13-16th in Halifax was not only the biggest ever, but according to many participants our best.
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Not only did the Liberals and the NDP both commit to supporting a national, universal school food program in their election platforms, but we founded a Coalition for Healthy School Food that is ready to hold them to account.
The event resulted in some of the most engaging and provocative conversations of the Assembly’s sessions: youth leaders led breakout groups that drew in passionate young people to connect and discuss these issues and identify next steps for action.
This first FSC Assembly held in Atlantic Canada featured a special focus on fisheries and how the food movement can help rebuild a sustainable fishing industry that produces healthy food while supporting coastal economies.
Would you like to contribute to building a pan-Canadian movement for healthy school food programs?
Globe and Mail Article: «Despite the fact that all five political parties in the 2011 federal election said they were in favour of a food and farm strategy … we haven’t seen it» Diana Bronson, Food Secure Canada
The following list of national food events - webinars and teleconferences - are offered by a host of different organizations from across Canada.
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