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Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

Right now, government regulators and civil society organizations are battling with the processed food industry to create a better food environment for Canadians.There is an urgency to address how...

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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

What is social isolation? How do loneliness, social exclusion, and disconnection from community affect people at different stages in their lives?

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Friday, Apr 29, 2016

To kick off this year's CFCC Food Summit, we introduced a new event: a keynote featuring four inspiring social change-makers from Canada and the U.S.: Joanna Kerr Executive Director of ...

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Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

This module asks the question: where does social transformation come from?

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Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

At CFCC, we've long been inspired by the "Rx" approach – healthcare providers writing prescriptions for fresh fruits and vegetables that low-income families can redeem as vouchers at local farmer'...

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Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

The causes of food insecurity are undoubtedly complex and interconnected; yet one cross-cutting factor cannot be denied — poverty.

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will personally experience a mental illness in their lifetime.

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Monday, Dec 09, 2013

At CFCC, we've connected with Jess Powers and the team at WhyHunger on a number of occasions. Every time we talk with them, we ...

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Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013

CFCC and our partner Community Food Centres strive to meet the food needs of low-income communities.

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Thursday, Aug 08, 2013

In July 2013 we hosted a webinar conversation entitled 'Good Food Rules: Nudging people towards healthier eating in nutrition education programs' with ...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

On March 4th 2013, Food Secure Canada hosted a webinar presentation of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, when he presented the report from his official mission...

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Monday, May 27, 2013

On December 13, we hosted a conversation between Nick Saul and Janet Poppendieck on charity vs. solidarity and issues facing the food movement.

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Monday, Jan 14, 2013

In December 2012, Community Food Centres Canada filmed the best practices session at the Gardening and Mental Health Knowledge Swap hosted by the Central Toronto Community Health Centre in...

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