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Household Food Insecurity in Canada

On January 16th, 300 people from across Canada participated in a webinar on what national household survey data can reveal and possible priority actions.

A Seed Act for Farmers - Not Corporations

On February 13th, 67 people from across Canada participated in a webinar hosted by the National Farmers Union, to dive into the complexities of the Agricultural Growth Act (Bill C-18).

Food Business Bootcamp Webinars

Are you a business owner or contemplating getting involved in a Food Business? With support from The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the Local & Sustainable Food Systems Network of Food Secure Canada is hosting a Food Business Bootcamp. It is being delivered through a series of webinars and one in-person meeting. Full details of the curriculum and dates can be downloaded here. Past webinar recordings can be found below (scroll down).

Running September 2014 through early 2015, the Business Bootcamp webinars will focus on Operations Planning.

Food Secure Canada rallies around student nutrition

Food Secure Canada (FSC) held its 7th National Assembly last week amid Edmonton's first snowfall. Attended by hundreds of people, the assembly featured panels, interactive workshops, and organizing among committees and networks to bring the issues of food, farming and land to Canada's governments.  

Canada: world food supplier, but with domestic problems

People concerned about food issues gathered in Edmonton, Alberta this past weekend, to talk about food issues in Canada. 

Issues discussed ranged from genetically modified foods, to exorbitant prices for basic foods in some parts of Canada, to corporate farming pushing family farms out of business,  hunger, making healthy food more available,  and much more.

The conference was called “Powering up: Food for the Future” and was organized by a non-profit national-network of groups and individuals called, "Food Secure Canada".

Conference serves up ideas on Canadian 'food crisis'

Experts from across the country have gathered in Edmonton this weekend to discuss what they are calling a food crisis in Canada.

"We, the individuals, have lost contact with our food," said Susan Roberts, a member of Growing Food Security Alberta.

The three-day Powering Up: Food for the Future conference explored a variety of topics related to food security - eliminating hunger, making healthy food more available and the environmental impacts of agriculture and food production.

Des centaines de passionnés de l'alimentation vont Faire le plein d'énergie! à Edmonton

EDMONTON -- Alors que les Canadiens sont encore sous le choc du plus important rappel de viande de l'histoire, des centaines de particuliers et d'organismes de tout le pays oeuvrant aux enjeux de l'alimentation se préparent à converger vers Edmonton pour la 7e Assemblée nationale du Réseau pour une alimentation durable (RAD). Faire le plein d'énergie! L'avenir de notre alimentation se tiendra au NAIT (l'Institut technologique du Nord de l'Alberta) du 1er au 4 novembre 2012; l'Assemblée est organisée en collaboration avec le réseau provincial Growing Food Security in Alberta (GFSA). 

Hundreds of Food Enthusiasts Power Up! in Edmonton

EDMONTON -- With Canadians still reeling from the biggest recall of meat in history, hundreds of people and organizations from across the country who are working on food issues are preparing to converge upon Edmonton for the 7th National Assembly of Food Secure Canada (FSC). Powering up! Food for the Future, will be held at NAIT (the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) from November 1-4, 2012 and is being organized in collaboration with the provincial network, Growing Food Security in Alberta (GFSA).