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Why does a National Food Policy matters?

After years of lobbying by Food Secure Canada and others, the Trudeau government charged the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food with leading the development of a National Food Policy (NFP) and we are now waiting for the policy to be released.

Will a NFP help to steer us in the direction of a healthier and more sustainable food system in which everyone enjoys the right to food? Will it be an instrument that delivers real and sustained change and provides resources to meet the challenges or just another policy on a shelf?

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