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CETA the Wrong Deal for People says National Farmers Union

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Media Release: CETA the Wrong Deal for People says National Farmers Union (September 21, 2017 – Saskatoon) Major portions of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are coming into force today. “This is the wrong trade deal for Canadian and European citizens,” said Terry Boehm, Chair of…

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Consultations for national food policy are open

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Hi EACers   I wanted to let you know that the federal government is leading two ongoing consultations that could help address income-related food insecurity and support healthy, just and sustainable food systems within Canada.   We’ll be sharing the info below through our networks, but I thought you might…

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Food Counts: A Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card

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Dear FLEdGE Partners: The Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card is now available at: http://fledgeresearch.ca/foodcounts/ We wanted to share this very exciting news with you ahead of our more public, institutional press release tomorrow morning.   The Pan-Canadian Sustainable Food Systems Report Card helps researchers, policy makers, and practitioners examine sustainable food systems at the…

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Food Systems Leadership Opportunity

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ReHarvest is looking for regional cofounders and a community engagement lead! Become an integral part of a movement that’s working to redefine the way we look at food waste and create lasting social and environmental impact.   As the founder and director of a ReHarvest chapter, you’ll have the unique…

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Provincial election on May 30th

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Hi Our Food team, As you are aware, there is going to be a provincial election on May 30th. The EAC is focusing on four main priorities this election: Coastal Protection Act, regulate clearcutting, firm climate change targets and active transportation infrastructure investment.   As food is not front and…

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