The voice of Canada’s food workers, the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW), welcomes the announcement of the Food Policy for Canada.
While the budget purports to introduce a national food strategy, what it presents is barely a first step, with a mix of food and agriculture initiatives that are largely unconnected.
In spite of its devastating effect, food insecurity in the northern First Nations communities in Manitoba remains a largely overlooked problem.
The Liberal government continues to use a technocratic definition of innovation. Real change demands a deeper understanding of innovation and real investment in food policy.
Will the Liberal government take this opportunity to encourage sustainable agriculture and healthy food practices -- instead of bowing to the pressure of corporations bent on making profits?
Harvest season may be over in Canada, but for activist farmers the work is never done. As winter approaches, food activists are advocating for long-term policy changes that are increasingly urgent.
World Food Day has Lois Ross opening her bookshelf to share good reads about food, agriculture and communities. Here are our farming columnist's top 10 resources this harvest season.
Regina hunger strike highlights the intense politics of private food in public institutions. How does privatization of food affect those who consume and how can we improve the system?
There's no question we are in a different place with regards to food policy with the election of the Trudeau government.
Trudeau's public mandate letter to Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay is arguably one of the most tantalizing declarations about food policy anywhere in the world.