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Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security Awards 2021/22 Scholarships in Food Insecurity

June 23, 2021

Three scholarships will support research related to the development of a national school food program, food security policy, and postsecondary student food insecurity   MISSISSAUGA, ON , ...

Nadia Theodore Joins Board of Directors of the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security

June 9, 2021

MISSISSAUGA, ON , June 9, 2021 /CNW/ - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security ("The Centre") is honoured to announce the appointment of Nadia Theodore to the Centre's Board...

Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security Partners with Nourish

May 18, 2021

Engaging community-based health care sector to increase food security MISSISSAUGA, ON , May 18, 2021 /CNW/ - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security ("The Centre") today announced ...

The Depot's Boîte à Lunch program teaches fun recipes to kids and increases access to food

May 12, 2021

A conversation with Daniel Rotman, Director of the Depot Community Food Centre, about a food program that reduces barriers to food security for children in Montreal. Over the past 35 years,...

Prosper Canada helps Canadians overcome financial barriers to food security

April 5, 2021

During tax filing season and throughout the year, Prosper Canada helps low-income households receive the benefits they're entitled to. For the over 4 million Canadians who face food insecuri...

The Power of Empathy

February 22, 2021

If this terrible pandemic that we are living through teaches us something, maybe it’s the power of empathy. What is empathy? It’s the ability to think beyond ourselves, our experiences...

Advancing our understanding of food insecurity in 2021

January 19, 2021

Launched in 2020, the Centre awards three scholarships to support research that advances a better understanding of food insecurity in Canada. These scholarships were created in recognition of the c...

2020 – Where Did the Time Go?

November 12, 2020

Sarah Stern, Leader of the Centre for Action on Food Security, reflects on 2020 and future possibilities for food security in Canada. Somehow, it’s November and I am wondering where the ...

Dr. Joseph LeBlanc Joins Board of Directors of the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security

September 28, 2020

MISSISSAUGA, ON , Sept. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security ("The Centre") is honoured to announce the appointment of Dr. Joseph LeBlanc to the Centre'...

Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security Awards Three Scholarships in Food Insecurity

June 8, 2020

Three scholarships will support research into urban food insecurity, an assessment of northern growing systems, and the impact of B.C. farm markets on advancing food security    MISSISS...