There is a growing interest in agriculture as a career among a diverse group of new farmers, and many are succeeding in developing successful farm businesses. However, they need supportive policies.
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.
Increased food prices will impact all Canadians, but it is the most vulnerable who will be hit hardest. It is unthinkable that anyone should suffer from food insecurity.
There's no question we are in a different place with regards to food policy with the election of the Trudeau government.
Prime Minister Trudeau has made the mandate letters of Ministers public and we have quickly reviewed those that are related to food.
The election results are a reason to be optimistic for the future of food policy in Canada. Let's take a look at where the new Canadian government stands on Canada's most pressing food issues.
Household Food Insecurity in Canada 2013 has documented 2.4 million adults and nearly a million children in Canada experienced food insecurity in that year.
Woven between the stories of physical, psychological and sexual abuse in the TRC report are experiences of unimaginable food insecurity and hunger.
Does food matter to you? Then lets make it matter to our politicians!
Post-secondary students are one of the fastest growing groups of food bank users.
More than four out of five Canadians support health warnings on unhealthy foods, legislated sodium reduction and subsidies on fresh fruits and vegetables.