What: Health Promotion Clearinghouse Determinants of Health Brunch & Learn: Food Security in N.S. When: November 13th, 2013, 9:30am-12:30am Where: Bloomfield Centre, 2786 Agricola St., Halifax NS (due to high demand, the event has been moved to a larger venue) This is a free event! Join Health Promotion Clearinghouse (HPC) and partners for an interactive conversation on food security, one of the key …

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FoodARC Open House: Food Security Research Inspiring Change Join Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) at our Open House showcasing participatory and community research to build food security in Nova Scotia. Where: FoodARC, Mount Saint Vincent University, 2 Melody Drive (building #6 on the MSVU campus map) When: October 16th, 2013, 9:00am-10:30am The Open House will give the Mount community and …

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As part of World Food Day on October 16th, join us for a screening of Occupy Love, a film that explores power and how our current systems are failing to provide us with health, happiness or meaning. In these times of hunger, growing poverty, and crises in our food systems, hear compelling stories of alternative systems of economics, sustainability, and …

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An article written by Robert Devet of the Halifax Media Co-op identifies that there is still little hope for those living on income assistance. Here is an excerpt from the article: Most Nova Scotians who receive income assistance continue to live between 30% and 50% below the poverty line, the minimum level of income deemed adequate. A recent report quotes …

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