With the 2021 federal election campaign now officially underway and polling day on September 20th, we are excited to announce that we are launching the third edition of the Eat Think Vote campaign!

Each year, FSC's Board of Directors reviews our priorities and upcoming activities to guide recruitment of candidates to join the board. In 2021-2022, we are looking for 3 -5 new board members who share our commitment to collaborative food systems transformation. Learn more and submit an expression of interest here.

Design by Andy Everson, Northwest Coast Artist

With the news of nearly 1000 unmarked children’s graves, we hope that the collective work in the food movement will be a source of learning, unlearning, justice and respectful collaboration going forward.

Canada is committed to meeting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Launched in 2015, the SDGs provide a roadmap to advance the health of people and the planet. How could a national school food program help Canada advance its SDG commitments? And how could Canada design school food programs so that they best advance the SDGs? Read FSC's latest paper.

The latest federal budget shows that the social movements working for a healthy, just and sustainable society and food system in Canada are being heard. The budget made significant investments to address Food Secure Canada’s goals:  zero hunger, healthy and safe food, sustainable food systems as well as significant investments in addressing anti-Black racism and and a number of priorities of Indigenous peoples. 

This virtual town hall featured an update from Food Secure Canada and partners, followed by a breakout discussion.

Today, the Government of Canada announced the new Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council, naming both Gisèle Yasmeen, the Executive Director of Food Secure Canada, and food policy expert and food justice advocate Melana Roberts, who is currently the Chair of the Food Secure Canada Board, as members. 

On Wednesday February 24, 2021 @ 11:30 CT, join a conversation on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and what it means for Canada.

The world might not look the same as when we launched this survey back in February 2020, but we want to share our results with you from what we gathered earlier in the year. We want to extend our gratitude for the time you took to participate. 

Thank you for joining us at #CultivatingChange2020! We received approximately 1200 registrations and, over the past few days, we came together for the first online Food Secure Canada gathering.