Check out this interesting op-ed by Paul O’Hara and Stella Lord about the impact of discontinuing the Extended Pharmacare program for low-income households in Nova Scotia. “Even more serious, however, is that the demise of Extended Pharmacare will likely have negative financial and health repercussions for people on very low incomes, most of whom are already stressed and under extreme …

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Last Thursday Janurary 15th, Nova Scotia Youth and Food hosted their first Networking event at FoodARC. Many members of the Meal Exchange chapter on campus at MSVU received funding or bursaries to attend the Food Secure Canada Assembly in Halifax in November 2014. Some students shared back their experiences with other members of the chapter through photographs. We asked students …

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Dr. Patty Williams and Voices for Food Security in NS Research Assistant Nadia Pabani’s op-ed was featured in the Chronicle Herald on January 2nd, 2015 “Our recent report, Making Food Matter: Strategies for Activating Change Together, is a comprehensive picture of community food security in Nova Scotia. Community food security is about creating healthy, just and sustainable food systems for …

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