Food Secure Canada and the Sudbury Social Planning Council are looking for a self-identified Indigenous person with broad experience and knowledge of Indigenous Food Sovereignty issues for a six-month part-time contract.

Every two years, Food Secure Canada gives out this award to recognize vision, leadership and a commitment to grassroots activism in building a more just and ecological food system. Nomination 2018 open May 31st and close September 5th.

FSC is looking for active, committed, experienced individuals who want to contribute to the leadership of the dynamic and growing food movement. If you are interested in running for the Board of Directors, or in nominating someone, please do so before July 18th 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.

June 18th - 1pm-2:30 EST - The Northern Food Network will be hosting a webinar featuring presentations from Yukon Indigenous Community Climate Change Champions (YIC4).

June 15, 2018 (OTTAWA) - The Coalition for Healthy School Food issued the following statement in support of Senate Motion no. 358...

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) held their fourth and final session in a series of ‘conversations’ on what is commonly called the “Barton Report”, May 10 in Ottawa, and FSC was present.

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

The government just signalled where it is likely headed on food policy with clues coming from the government’s published Response to the recent Agriculture and Agri-Food parliamentary Standing Committee Report on Food Policy. A virtual town hall for FSC members was convened on April 9th, and members were vocal about their disappointment.