Monday, January 23, 2017

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.   

Thursday, January 12, 2017

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.

Monday, January 9, 2017

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. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

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.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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.  

Monday, September 19, 2016

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.