There is finally some noise about food policy as the government publishes its What We Heard report from its 2017 public consultations. Find out what we thought!

From the launch of the People’s Food Policy Project to the upcoming adoption of Canada’s first ever National Food Policy, the Food Secure Canada community has been working hard side by side, from coast to coast to coast. Find out more in our booklet highlighting this journey!

Food Secure Canada is looking for a Communications Assistant for our Montreal office for a 7-month period starting as soon as possible. Applications end September 19th.

If you are passionate about food, reliable and adaptable, we'd love to have you join our team of volunteers for our 10th Assembly in Montreal, November 1-4! Applications end September 28th.

We are happy to offer a limited number of presenters and participants partial subsidies to attend the Assembly. Applications end September 28th.

With the National Food Policy originally expected to be announced in May 2018, online and in-person consultations were held hastily over the summer of 2017. But we’re still waiting for the What We Heard report from those hearings, let alone the policy itself. We are hoping this prolonged process signals that a substantive instrument towards a healthier and more sustainable food system is on its way.

The nomination period is now closed. Online polling will take place July 25th to August 19th, 2018. 

How well is Canada meeting its international human rights obligations? On May 11, it was our turn to be reviewed by the United Nations, with Canada’s third Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

 

Diana Bronson and Peter Andrée recently had an extraordinary opportunity to exchange what is happening on food policy with European and global experts and organizations in trips to Brussels, Budapest and Brighton. Here are some of the highlights of those meetings with links to further resources for people who are interested in knowing more.

FSC is recipient of research funding for the 2018-2019 year contribution program for non-profit organizations of Consumer and Voluntary developed by Innovation, Science and Development Canada