The momentum for a basic income guarantee is growing. In April of last year the Ontario Government committed to funding a basic income guarantee pilot in Ontario. Former Senator Hugh Segal, long-time supporter of a basic income, prepared a Discussion Paper and for the past two months the government has been conducting consultations to gather public feedback on income security programs and what matters to the people of Ontario.
Community Food Centres Canada is pleased to announce funding opportunities to launch FoodFit programming in your community.
FoodFit is a healthy eating and exercise program that was developed by Community Food Centres Canada and has been successfully implemented by several organizational partners across Canada. FoodFit is targeted at people living on a low income and brings groups together to learn new food skills, set achievable goals and to inspire them to make measurable changes in overall health and fitness.
Five-night dinner series raises money for Community Food Centres Canada
TORONTO | The city’s coziest, tastiest dinner series is back for a third year.
CHEFS FOR CHANGE present A Mid-winter’s Feast, a culinary collab in support of your winter social life and the right to healthy food for all.
Community Food Centres Canada is pleased to announce that its national Good Food Organizations initiative is expanding its reach across Canada and, now for the first time, beyond our borders. 30 organizations have joined their voices to the 100 other Good Food Organizations across Canada in a commitment to offering impactful food programs based in principles of health, empowerment, and respect.
Bill 6 calls on the government to fix the gap between the cost of living and social assistance rates
How do you determine your budget for rent, groceries and the rest of your basic needs every month?
National fundraising event supports healthy food programs across Canada
On October 19, 2016, more than 65 restaurants in 16 Canadian cities will join together to donate proceeds from dinner service to Community Food Centres Canada. Funds raised will support local Community Food Centres and other organizations in low-income communities that offer healthy food and empowering food skills programs that build health, hope, and belonging. The event will also drive awareness of the need for bigger food systems change in Canada.
Our monthly Research Roundup provides an overview of some of the food insecurity and health-related research released in the past month at home and abroad.
11 organizations from across Canada receive grants that catalyze and support innovative approaches to food programs in low-income communities
September 19, 2016 — Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) is pleased to announce support for 11 community food security organizations in 10 cities across Canada. Grants in three streams — Transformation, Child & Youth Innovation, and FoodFit — totalling $400,000 are being given out to Good Food Organizations and Community Food Centres.
Community Food Centres Canada to roll out healthy eating and activity programs with partners in 30 communities