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.

Food Secure Canada is seeking an experienced Program Manager to oversee a collective process to identify, analyse and document food systems approaches and innovations towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, by influencing Canadian food policy. This position is four days a week, one year renewable contract. Application Deadline: March 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm EST.

On January 28 2021, we invite our members to join us virtually for the 2020 Annual General Meeting.

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.

We spoke with Sarah Kim, coordinator of the Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks about how the food movement in Vancouver is reacting to the challenges of Covid-19, the potential for convening and her vision for policy change.