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George Lessard | Auditor General: Nutrition North Canada does not verify if consumers benefit from subsidy “There is no indicator to measure whether the full subsidy was being passed on to consumers”
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Fresh Ideas from Speakers of Note
Victoria Fenner | Dr. Shiva is well known internationally as an anti-globalization author, environmentalist and ecofeminist. She spoke at the North Centennial Community Centre in Winnipeg.
Columnists
Stephen Leahy | Rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels will make many key food crops like rice and corn less nutritious, a new study shows, resulting in what some call "hollow food" -- food with insufficient nutrition.
Podcast
Megan Stacey | In this episode of Constructing Change, we talk with a small panel of community garden leaders in Ottawa working with BUGS -- Bytowne Urban Gardens.
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Redeye Collective | The Agricultural Land Reserve was set up in the 1970s to protect prime farming land from development. Now there are rumours that the provincial government is planning to dismantle the ALR.
Activist Toolkit
| A how-to guide for starting a community garden
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Sole Food
Tanya Hill | Michael Abelman is one of the founders of Sole Food street farms.Sole Food provides employment and fresh food to city residents.
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Sally Miller | If UPOV '91 is pushed through this winter by the Harper government, it would be another victory for the transnational companies, like Monsanto, that seek to privatize agricultural supplies.
Activist Toolkit
| A toolkit for creating more sustainable communities
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Stuart Trew | Last week, Pope Francis recognized the locking-in effect of global trade rules, though he did not go as far as some on the ground in Bali in demanding that the WTO be junked altogether.
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Stuart Trew | Yesterday in Geneva, WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo announced that governments have failed to reach agreement on a "Bali package" in advance of the December 3-6 Ministerial meeting in that city.
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Sally Miller | Sustain Ontario's 'Bring Food Home' conference emphasized local food and production initiatives and food justice initiatives growing in response to systemic racism in the food system.