Assembly 2018


Policy briefs & reports


[Joint news release] Broad Coalition Calls on Federal Government to Create a National Food Policy Council

Ottawa, December 18, 2017 - The government of Canada is moving forward with the development of a much needed Food Policy for Canada, which will incorporate the social, environmental and economic aspects of the food system into an integrated policy framework. To support the successful implementation of this multifaceted policy, a broad alliance of more than 50 food industry, civil society and farming groups is calling on the federal government to create a National Food Policy Council.

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Webinar: What’s the Role of Food in the Social Innovation Agenda?

Mon, 2017/10/30 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

As the Canadian government develops a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy, we have an exciting opportunity around what the role of food will be. Hosted by FSC, this webinar will explore socially innovative food programming in schools and hospitals and ask how food can make up a major part of the social innovation agenda. How can we leverage food programs to better address social issues?

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City of Toronto Supports a National School Food Program


Toronto, October 4, 2017 - The City of Toronto yesterday joined the City of Vancouver and more than 35 Canadian organizations in calling for federal investment in a national, universal healthy school food program. Motion MM32.9, Supporting a National School Food Program, passed 40 to 2 yesterday evening, demonstrating the City’s ongoing commitment as a champion of healthy food in schools.