In Pearsuit of Happiness: What Canada Is Doing to Tackle Food Insecurity

Priscilla Mak Few policy areas have as widespread an effect on diverse stakeholders as food policy. All governments face challenges in food supply and distribution due to the complex global food system – farmers, processors, distributors, and consumers are all affected by food policies and regulations. In Canada, there has been no comprehensive policy response…

Why Local Food Matters in Ontario

Matteo Pirri With the constant barrage of attack ads, Twitter hashtags, and political commentary leading up to Election Day next Thursday, you would be forgiven for failing to notice that Ontario is currently in the midst of its first official Local Food Week, which began today and runs until June 8. Local Food Week was…