Where do the parties stand on food issues? The Nova Scotia Food Security Network, Nova Scotia Food Policy Council, and Nova Scotia Nutrition Council connected with the leaders of each provincial party requesting that they state a position on a series of community food security issues in Nova Scotia. The responses are in. We are all pleased to see thoughtful …

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Political Candidate Forum on Child Care This Thursday, September 26th there will be a discussion with political party candidates around child care. The event will take place at 6:30PM at Mount Saint Vincent University in the Seton Academic Centre Auditorium. Child care is an important issue and has an indirect impact on food insecurity. For people living in poverty, food …

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Kitcher talk on Democracy and Climate Science: Can we Sustain Democracy, and the Planet too? Examining Scientific Expertise in Public Life Who? Dr. Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University When? Thursday, October 3rd, 7:00PM Where? Ondaatje Hall, McCain Building, Dalhousie University 6135 University Ave., Halifax, NS

Join Dalhousie’s first Mini Law School event of the term: ANIMALS AND THE LAW w/ Professor Vaughan Black Pet or property? Free range or small cage? Cure for disease or cruelty by degrees? When it comes to the treatment and protection of animals and the law, the answers to questions like these are often uncomfortable – and complicated. In this …

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Seeking Netukulimk, a short documentary on Mi’kmaw Treaty Rights, the Supreme Court Decision in R. v. Marshall, natural resource management and eels, was screened at the Atlantic Film Festival Friday, September 13th from 4:30-5:30. Film directors, Dr. Martha Stiegman (Dalhousie University), Kerry Prosper (Paqtnkek First Nation) and co-producer, Dr. L.Jane McMillan (Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples and Sustainable Communities) …

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Conference Board of Canada (a conservative business group – imagine that!), put forth a report in August 2013 which analyzes food security in Canada; explores risk factors associated with food insecurity; highlights efforts to address food insecurity in Canada; and recommends strategies to alleviate Canada’s household food security challenges. To view a summary of the report as well as other …

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