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.

Coalition Calls for Better Food in Canadian Schools 


Toronto, August 31, 2017 – As Canadian children head back to school next week, the Coalition for Healthy School Food is sounding the alarm that Canada ranks 37th out of 41 countries in providing access to nutritious food for children.

5 Big Ideas for a Better Food System


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Action Needed from the Federal Government on Student Nutrition, Says the Coalition for Healthy School Food

For immediate release

TORONTO, March 22, 2017: The Coalition for Healthy School Food, which comprises more than 30 organizations from across Canada, congratulates the government on its support of education through investments in Pathways to Education and in Indigenous schools, as well as on its continued support of families with children through the Canada Child Benefit and improved access to quality child care.