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J.B. MacKinnon Novels

Independent journalist and author whose works include The 100-Mile Diet, a bestseller that helped catalyze the local foods movement. Visit the author’s website for more information and access to the novels. Visit the website: jbmackinnon.com

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FoodShare Toronto

FoodShare Toronto is a non-profit community organization whose vision is Good Healthy Food for All. Founded in 1985 to address hunger in Toronto communities, FoodShare takes a unique multifaceted and long-term approach to hunger and food issues. They work to

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Deconstructing Dinner

Produced and recorded in the studios of Kootenay Co-op Radio in Nelson, British Columbia, Deconstructing Dinner was created to address current food issues. The program assists listeners in making more educated choices when purchasing food either for the kitchen or

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Feed Nova Scotia

FEED NOVA SCOTIA is a charitable organization that helps feed hungry people by collecting and distributing food to more than 150 member agency food banks and meal programs, while at the same time striving to eliminate chronic hunger and poverty

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Guide for Beginning Farmers in Nova Scotia

This Guide for Beginning Farmers in Nova Scotia was written by the Nova Scotia government in response to requests for information from beginning farmers. It is primarily intended for those who have little or no background in agriculture but are

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Community Action Program for Children

The Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) is a community-based children’s program delivered by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). It was established in 1993 and is jointly managed with the provinces and territories. For more than 15 years,

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Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program

The Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) is a community-based program delivered through the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). For more than ten years, CPNP has helped communities to promote public health and provide support to improve the health and

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Campaign 2000: End Child and Family Poverty in Canada

Campaign 2000 is a cross-Canada public education movement to build Canadian awareness and support for the 1989 all-party House of Commons resolution to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. Campaign 2000 began in 1991 out of concern

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Household Food Insecurity in Canada

In 2007-2008, the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) collected national data on household food insecurity, specifically focusing on the financial ability of households to access adequate food. The food insecurity questions resulted in an overall household measure of food insecurity,

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Food Secure Canada – The Right to Food in Canada

Making the link between Canada’s current obligation to respect, protect and fulfill the right to food for all – and the need for the People’s Food Policy – is a powerful message to bring to our elected officials and the

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