The following text is an excerpt from the article “Poverty in Nova Scotia — not in our name! Vince Calderhead on the budget and the election“. KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Last month’s Nova Scotia election budget found money to provide tax cuts for the middle class and businesses but not a single additional penny to the poorest of the poor; people …

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A collaborative dialogue about possibilities for shifts in policy to support healthy, just, and sustainable food systems for all The launch of our 2015 Participatory Food Costing report was an engaging and interactive event where we shared our key research findings, and the impacts of two policy levers in addition to a set of recommendations that build upon our previous …

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On March 2nd, the Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) shared its most recent report on whether Nova Scotians can afford to eat healthy at an event hosted at the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre. Since 2002, FoodARC and its partners have carried out participatory food costing every few years to examine the question: Can Nova Scotians with low incomes afford …

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Mount Saint Vincent University recently hosted a workshop connecting over 70 participants from various sectors across Nova Scotia, allowing them to share and learn from each others stories about the strategies and challenges they’ve faced in the journey of procuring fresh, healthy, locally produced and sustainable foods within institutions. The Harvest Report includes the shared stories and key themes discussed …

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