Un Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

Environmentalists Hurting Inuit Ability To Feed Families: Minister

CBC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Politics

A federal cabinet minister slammed activist groups who she says interfere in Inuit traditions, blaming them for food security problems in the North. ...

Hunger is Not a Game, Canada

Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones, MD | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada
Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones, MD

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food will present his preliminary findings on food security in Canada on May 16 in Ottawa. It's my hope that this will put child hunger squarely on the political agenda in Canada. We live in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but hunger is something that we increasingly see among the families that bring their children to the hospital for medical attention.