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Peer Pressure: We want a healthy school food program

We have invited guest blogger, Niki Black, to share some of the pressing food issues highlighted in the Eat Think Vote campaign, led by Food Secure Canada and others across Canada, in advance of the federal election on October 19, 2015. 674 more words
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Food Friday: #eatthinkvote

It’s great to see organizations like Dietitians of Canada and Food Secure Canada working to make food (and food security) an election issue. Check out FSC’s… 18 more words

Eat Think Vote: Let's make food an election issue

Food Secure Canada is heading a movement with the intention of making food an issue in the upcoming federal election.

The Eat Think Vote campaign will be asking for : 132 more words

Going hungry: Digesting Canada's food security problem

In one of the richest countries in the world, residents worry about putting food on the table.

It’s no minor issue: 40 per cent of Canadians want the party leaders to talk about rising food prices this election, according to… 946 more words


Waves of Change: Notes from Food Secure Canada's National Assembly

From November 13-16, over 450 people who care passionately about our food system arrived in Halifax to talk, share and, of course, eat.  The conference was inspiring and informative, and it’s taken me several weeks to process all of the great ideas I heard.   224 more words

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Food activists celebrate gains at Nova Scotia conference

One of the oldest of essential human needs, food energizes Canada’s newest social movement, which entered the scene long after the labour, human rights and women’s movements — all of which predated the global rise of so-called free market capitalism under the banner of globalization. 929 more words


Step up to the plate!

This slogan came out of the closing strategic session at last week’s Food Secure Canada assembly: Waves of Change, Sustainable Food for All.  This year, the gathering of 450 sustainable food supporters was held in Halifax. 513 more words

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