The latest federal budget shows that the social movements working for a healthy, just and sustainable society and food system in Canada are being heard. The budget made significant investments to address Food Secure Canada’s goals:  zero hunger, healthy and safe food, sustainable food systems as well as significant investments in addressing anti-Black racism and and a number of priorities of Indigenous peoples. 

Rachel has brought hard work, dedication and creativity to everything she has touched in the organization. We thank Rachel for her boundless energy, talent for organization and delivering under challenging circumstances.

This virtual town hall featured an update from Food Secure Canada and partners, followed by a breakout discussion.

Today, the Government of Canada announced the new Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council, naming both Gisèle Yasmeen, the Executive Director of Food Secure Canada, and food policy expert and food justice advocate Melana Roberts, who is currently the Chair of the Food Secure Canada Board, as members. 

On Wednesday February 24, 2021 @ 11:30 CT, join a conversation on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and what it means for Canada.

The world might not look the same as when we launched this survey back in February 2020, but we want to share our results with you from what we gathered earlier in the year. We want to extend our gratitude for the time you took to participate. 

Thank you for joining us at #CultivatingChange2020! We received approximately 1200 registrations and, over the past few days, we came together for the first online Food Secure Canada gathering.

We spoke virtually with Wade Thorhaug, Executive Director of the Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre in Iqaluit about the biggest challenges to food security and food sovereignty in the community.

On September 24, we met for a virtual visit with Rébeka Frazer-Chiasson of the Cooperative Ferme Terre Partagée in Rogersville, New Brunswick, an organic farm based on the values of agroecology and food sovereignty.

We spoke to Anan Lololi, an urban sustainable food systems consultant and veteran food justice activist based out of Toronto, Ontario.