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Food Secure Canada is a Canada-wide alliance of civil society organizations and individuals collaborating to advance dialogue and cooperation for policies and programs that improve food security in Canada and globally.
Bill C-18 and a call to action for a new Seed Act for Farmers
December 12, 2014
The National Farmers Union calls for a new Seed Act for Farmers in which Canada recognizes the inherent rights of farmers to save, reuse, exchange and sell seeds.
National Farmers Union
Seed Act for Farmers
Within reach of a National School Food program
November 26, 2014
A healthy school food program is an important pillar of a national food policy in Canada.
national food policy
National School Food program
Waves of change: Sustainable food for all
November 12, 2014
Food Secure Canada is pleased to present the biggest Canadian Food Movement event ever held in the country!
Canadian food movement
Family farms need better policies in Canada and globally
October 15, 2014
Many international studies have confirmed how critical family farming is to food security, yet small and medium sized farms in developing and industrialized countries are facing increased pressures.
CETA delivers lucrative markets to exporters, empty promises to Canadian farmers
October 1, 2014
The federal government is celebrating the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in spite of massive opposition from citizens, including farmers, on both sides of the Atlantic.
'Poor people can't cook,' and other myths
July 31, 2014
Canada does not have a food stamp program. Canada does not have a national school breakfast or lunch (or supper or brunch or snack) program. Why?
food stamp benefits
national food strategy
national school breakfast
Food and children: A national issue?
July 11, 2014
How can we massage the food/child issue to see it as a national issue? - See more at: http://foodsecurecanada.org/resources-news/blogs-discussions/food-and-children-national-issue#sthash.zpqY6twp.dpuf
national food strategy
food and children
Raising the Bar on School Food Programs
June 27, 2014
Can you imagine all students across Canada receiving a healthy, delicious, wholesome meal every day at school?
school food programs
GM food study reignites call to overhaul Canada's regulations
June 25, 2014
CBAN is calling on Health Canada to place a moratorium on approving new GM foods, to re-evaluate the safety of GM foods already on the market and to initiate a complete overhaul of the system.
Agriculture Bill C-18 will undermine Canada’s food sovereignty
May 9, 2014
The proposed changes of Bill C-18 would further undermine the resilience of our farming sector and entrench corporate control over vital elements of our food supply, namely seeds.
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