Food Justice

Lessons From The Frontline Of Change

Nick Saul | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada
Nick Saul

Nick Saul delivered convocation remarks at the Ryerson University Faculty of Community Services' Convocation on June 9, 2016 where he received an hono...

Stop Trying To Solve Hunger With Corporate Food Waste

Nick Saul | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Politics
Nick Saul

It seems like a marriage made in heaven. Eliminate the vast amount of food waste in our society by giving it to the poor and hungry. No more hunger. No more waste. At least that's what advocates for food-waste-to-the-poor schemes will have us believe. Here at home, MP Ruth-Ellen Brosseau's private member's bill, C-231, Fight Against Food Waste Act, will continue being debated in the House of Commons in the coming weeks. But this is a relationship doomed before it even begins.

Canadian Chefs Can Help Create a More Accessible Food System

Ryan Donovan | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Impact
Ryan Donovan

Canadian food should be fair and available to everyone, whether they can afford it or not -- served in accessible places without consideration of economic background, gender, immigration status, or age. The chefs who are at the forefront of pushing the boundaries of what Canadian food is need to get out of the kitchen and use their skills to build a movement around good food for all.

Conference Board of Canada Food Summit: Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Paul Hughes | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

Although the 2nd Canadian Food Summit hasn't even started, the controversy has. In fact, the Canadian food policy world may have it's biggest dust up ever if the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) continues its tone deaf, stack the deck maneuvering.

Resurrect The Urban Hen Egg Laying Pilot Project In Calgary

Paul Hughes | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

The volume of the City of Calgary official policy that supports both the concept of a pilot project and the removal of the bylaw against egg laying hens is simply enormous.

November 25 is International Meatless Day & International Vegetarian Day

Paul Hughes | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

November 25 is International Meatless Day & International Vegetarian Day.