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Food Secure Canada
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.
Health and scientific community bands together to make nutrition a priority
May 22, 2015
More than four out of five Canadians support health warnings on unhealthy foods, legislated sodium reduction and subsidies on fresh fruits and vegetables.
health and science community
WHO classifies glyphosate as 'probably carcinogenic to humans'
May 4, 2015
The world's most widely used pesticide, glyphosate (commonly sold as Roundup), has been under the microscope lately.
world health organization
Food security groups agree on Cecil Street statement
April 27, 2015
Participants agreed that all Canadians have the right to food, as an essential part of enjoying their right to an adequate standard of living, as recognized in international law.
quality of life
national food strategy
Food security more serious than acknowledged by Stats Can
April 1, 2015
The Statistics Canada report released yesterday underestimates the number of food insecure people because it excludes all those who live in "marginal food insecurity."
marginal food insecurity
Food for Thought: The female poverty trap
March 25, 2015
Why is the story of poverty in Toronto so much a women's story? Discuss this in the second installment of The Stop's Food For Thought speaker series.
female poverty trap
Food for Thought
Federal government should invest $1 billion in children's nutrition
March 18, 2015
The Coalition for Healthy School Food is asking the federal government to invest one billion dollars in a Universal Healthy School Food Program to ensure all students can eat healthy food at school.
food in schools
school food program
Farmers' rights are an election issue!
February 11, 2015
If passed, Bill C-18, the Agricultural Growth Act, will undermine Canada's food sovereignty and exacerbate food insecurity.
agricultural growth act
Food is a federal election issue
January 28, 2015
How can we get food issues on the political agenda this federal election?
Federal Election 2015
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
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