2021 Federal Election

Canada is headed to the polls on Monday, September 20. With the dual crises of climate emergency and the pandemic, voting in this federal election provides the opportunity to change course. When casting your ballot, one thing that is important to consider is how your vote can impact overall community health.

Food in the time of COVID-19

Food in the time of COVID-19 The flu, food, & funds If you went to a grocery store anywhere in Canada mid-March of last year, likely you’d have seen empty shelves and many panicked shoppers. Some folks were wearing masks, others filling carts with non-perishable items or spritzing sanitizer on frantic hands. For weeks following … Continued

Black History Month

Black History Month Let’s talk about race and food insecurity February is Black History Month and we’d like to use our platform to highlight a long-standing issue in Canada: the intersection between food insecurity and race. We know that food insecurity adversely affects Black communities (to the tune of 3.5 times more often than white … Continued