A Food Policy for Canada
- Minister MacAulay opens first regional session on A Food Policy for Canada in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island [August 9, 2017]
- Government of Canada extends A Food Policy for Canada consultations [July 24, 2017]
- Working together to build A Food Policy for Canada [June 23, 2017]
- Government of Canada wants to hear from Canadians in developing
A Food Policy for Canada [June 2, 2017]
- Canadians asked what food issues matter to them with launch of
A Food Policy for Canada consultations [May 29, 2017]
Why does Canada need a food policy
The decisions we make as individuals and as a country about food have a direct impact on our health, environment, economy, and communities.
A Food Policy for Canada will set a long-term vision for the health, environmental, social, and economic goals related to food, while identifying actions we can take in the short-term.
A food policy is a way to address issues related to the production, processing, distribution, and consumption of food.
Learn more by reading the food policy consultation document and have your say!
What matters to you
We need your help to develop the key elements of a food policy:
- short-term actions
Who should get involved
Drawing from a variety of experiences and perspectives through consultations with Canadians and organizations active on food issues will mean that we are truly building this policy together.
We are seeking input from interested Canadians, including groups and individuals interested in: access to food, healthy and safe food, and the relationship between agriculture, the environment, and the economy.
Comments received during the online consultation will be summarized in a What We Heard Report and will help inform the development of A Food Policy for Canada.
We want to ensure all Canadians have their chance to give their input on A Food Policy for Canada.
You are encouraged to add A Food Policy for Canada web button to your organization’s website.
Simply copy the HTML code provided below and paste it within the source code of your site to have the button with an embedded URL appear.
HTML code to display the button
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