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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

October 10, 2014
| Jen Rustemeyer and Grant Baldwin tackle the issue of food waste in a film about what happened when they stopped buying groceries for six months and survived exclusively on discarded food.
Length: 15:38 minutes (14.32 MB)

Ramadan leads to support for food banks, with Give 30

Photo: Give 30 Campaign

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Two years ago, while cleaning and putting away his coffee cup in preparation for Ramadan, Toronto lawyer and activist Ziyaad Mia had an idea. He wanted to celebrate the spirit of Ramadan by encouraging people to fight hunger during the annual month of fasting.

"It struck me that many people in Ramadan are not spending money on lunches or coffee anymore," he explained, "So I thought: why don't we move those savings to fight hunger by donating to food banks?"

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| June 25, 2014

Expired food at high prices? Nunavut protesters want you to help say 'no more'

Photo: Angela Scappatura Photography

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Feeding My Family is an organization that raises awareness about the high cost of food in the North. We are holding a peaceful protest on Saturday June 14, 2014 between 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. In Iqaluit, this will be outside NorthMart. Other communities are welcomed to join. What follows is an open letter explaining why Feeding My Family is taking action:

Hello All,

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April 25, 2014 |
It looks like $35 million and 192 inspectors are on the chopping block according to documents posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and major media reports.

Serving up hot dishes at Conflict Kitchen

Photo: Conflict Kitchen
Conflict Kitchen is a Pittsburgh restaurant that only serves food from countries that the U.S. is in conflict with.

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Eating for a week on just $26

November 4, 2013
| Raise the Rates issued their second annual Welfare Challenge last month. Participants were asked to eat on the amount of money a welfare recipient has left over after other expenses are paid.
Length: 14:53 minutes (13.64 MB)
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