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.
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.
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.
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?
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
Can you imagine all students across Canada receiving a healthy, delicious, wholesome meal every day at school?
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.
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.
The Act proposes changes to nine pieces of federal legislation, seven under the oversight of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and two under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
Did you know that Canada is one of the only OECD countries that does not have federal support for student food programs?
A Festival of Food Ideas welcomes food leaders from across Canada in Montreal.