Globe & Mail: Canada Needs Food Policy Overhaul


Found a great article Monday from the Globe and Mail talking about a desperately needed overhaul to Canada’s Food Policy:

Canada has lost its status as a food-producing superpower and needs a drastic overhaul of its agricultural policy if it hopes to compete in world markets and feed more of its own people.

The country, hobbled by out-of-date policies and an ongoing battle for scarce government dollars, has dropped from third-largest global exporter of food to number seven at a time when we can least afford it: Climate change and population growth are putting enormous pressure on the food system, while diet-related health-care costs are weighing on the national economy.

You can read the full article here.