News Release Archive

Canadians Want Action on Food Insecurity

October 6, 2021

 Campaign highlights the impossible choices people face to feed their families MISSISSAUGA, ON , Oct. 6, 2021 /CNW/ - In the lead-up to World Food Day on October 16 th , the Maple Lea...

Raising awareness of food insecurity with Maclean's

September 17, 2021

Maclean's journalist to focus on food insecurity in Canada over the next year. What is food insecurity? Food insecurity, known as uncertain or inadequate access t...

New research released by the Ottawa Food Bank shows impact of novel food bank strategies on food security outcomes

September 9, 2021

This research suggests that better outcomes can be achieved for participants when food banks are integrated with community resource centres and when choice is provided. MISSISSAUGA, ON , Sept. ...

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...