On December 6, 2019, we invite members to join us in person or virtually for the 2019 Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be followed by a discussion on long-term food system transformation as well as a cocktail reception.

In November 2018, the 10th National FSC Assembly was held, marking a critical time in the organization’s history. This message is follow-up on the statement issued to participants and posted on the FSC website on November 15, 2018 following the assembly.

These past few months, Canadians have demonstrated that now more than ever, food is an important issue. Through the #EatThinkVote campaign, thousands of Canadians spoke with federal candidates about issues such as food insecurity, childhood nutrition, and the link between food systems and environmental sustainability, including climate change. From coast to coast to coast, we worked with partners to host candidates from across political parties to engage in community-led discussions.

Where do the parties stand on major food issues? As part of Eat Think Vote, FSC sent a questionnaire on food issues to all federally registered political parties. Check out what the Bloc, Greens, NDP, and Liberals have to say.

Eat Think Vote 2019 is a campaign by Food Secure Canada, a non partisan, pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and food sovereignty.

On August 22nd, Québec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge announced an additional $1.27 million to increase food assistance in 134 schools in Quebec.

Food Secure Canada calls for urgent action on food and agriculture in response to IPCC report on climate change and land

Over the past 5 years, Jennifer Reynolds has been a key member of the Food Secure Canada team, heading up key projects and events, acting as a policy expert and as a project coordinator.

Cultivating Food Sovereignty and Sustainable Food Systems in the North: A Review and Recommendations

The purpose of the study was to develop a series of recommendations for how the federal government could better support the development of sustainable and resilient food systems in the North.

As part of the implementation of the Food Policy for Canada AAFC has announced that two streams for the fund will roll out over the next five years.