Three years ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlined his priorities for his new health minister. They included some big ideas to promote public health through healthy eating. They were, and are, urgent...This is where Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy comes into play.

Join this strategy discussion on Canada's Healthy Eating Strategy, Friday January 18th, 2019 from 1:00 to 2:00pm EST.

Two important federal initiatives would be strengthened if the Canadian government joined the rest of the G7 countries in a cost shared national, universal, school food program in Canada. Sign the House of Commons petition and join the #NourishKidsNow campaign now!

Join us in signing the petition to the Brazilian government, signalling that this is unacceptable and to help protect the right to food.

92 national, provincial and local organisations joined Food Secure Canada in asking the Prime Minister to exercise his personal leadership to ensure that food policy serves the public interest.

Staying true to our mandate to be a bilingual organization, we strive to translate all of our web material, newsletters and other communications with our networks. We mostly need translation from English to French. We are looking for people who have some experience with translation and / or excellent writing skills in one or the other language. Time commitments range between occasional to regular weekly commitments (3 - 8 hours).

The 10th Assembly brought together nearly 800 farmers and foodies, chefs and Indigenous leaders, students, activists and businesses, seeding a wealth of new ideas and connections. Throughout, new connections, old friendships, rekindled partnerships and learning from one another, filled the days including through some difficult conversations.

With the next federal election fast approaching, the three main political parties in Canada sent senior politicians to Food Secure Canada’s very own Question Period to have a dialogue with food movement leaders. 

 

How do new technologies affect our food system? How do renegotiated supply management rules impact our food system? And, how do we move past the black/white, good/bad binaries that so often frame debates about trade-related issues? These are just some of the topics that emerged during the presentations and discussion on trade held during Food Secure Canada’s 10th Assembly last month.

 

After several meetings between the Selection Committee, we are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Cathleen Kneen Award, two extraordinary mentors and community builders.