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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.
Food as a weapon in the residential school system
August 4, 2015
Woven between the stories of physical, psychological and sexual abuse in the TRC report are experiences of unimaginable food insecurity and hunger.
residential school system
Eat Think Vote: Let's make food an election issue
June 29, 2015
Does food matter to you? Then lets make it matter to our politicians!
Federal Election 2015
Student food insecurity and the future of education
June 12, 2015
Post-secondary students are one of the fastest growing groups of food bank users.
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
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