News Release Archive

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...

Maple Leaf Foods and the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security Launch $2 million Campaign to Support Pandemic Emergency Food Relief

April 14, 2020

MISSISSAUGA, ON , April 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods ("Maple Leaf") and the Centre for Action on Food Security ("The Centre") launched a $2 million campaign to support emergency food relie...

Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security Commends Swift and Generous Government Action to Support Emergency Food Relief

April 3, 2020

MISSISSAUGA, ON , April 3, 2020 /CNW/ - The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security commended the Prime Minister's announcement today of $100 million to support emergency food organiz...

Maple Leaf Foods expands efforts to support front line workers, communities and health care providers during COVID-19 pandemic

March 23, 2020

MISSISSAUGA, ON , March 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX: MFI) today announced that it is taking immediate action to further support its front line staff, emergency food relief and hea...

The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security Scholarship in Food Insecurity

December 20, 2019

The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security is pleased to announce the creation of nine scholarships in recognition of the extraordinary contribution of David Emerson, Wallace McCain, and Pur...

Crisis of Food Insecurity in Canada is '#unCanadian'

October 2, 2019

Over 4 million Canadians lack reliable access to healthy food MISSISSAUGA, ON , Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods and the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security ("the Centre") today...