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Friday, February 19, 2016

"Overlay health indicators on low-income neighbourhoods and watch life expectancy shrink and illness skyrocket. We should be outraged." Nick Saul took the stage at McMaster University at a Walrus Talks event on how to build smart, healthy, creative cities. Nick spoke to the lasting consequences of inequality and how Community Food Centres are building healthier communities.

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Warning: Fradulent job offers, websites and emails

We recently learned that someone using the email info.communityfoods [at] yandex [dot] com is posting false offers of employment from Community Food Centres Canada. Some postings also make use of our Good Food Organizations logo. If you see a posting or receive an email from that address, please disregard it. Community Food Centres Canada never asks for passport information for job applicants, nor do we make monetary offers in job postings.  

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

In mid-winter the days are short and cold and the nights are long and dark. But don’t worry -- we’re going to bring the warmth.

Community Food Centres Canada, Citizen Catering and Propeller Coffee Roastery present CHEFS FOR CHANGE, a five-night dinner series in support of your winter social life and the right to healthy food for all. 

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

How do you transform the culture of your organization to move beyond direct food assistance while still supporting the community? Author and scholar, Jan Poppendieck spoke with Nadia Edwards and Nick Saul (President, CFCC) about the how to achieve such transformation. Nadia came to The Stop for food assistance and ended up participating in a civic engagement program that spurred her to begin fighting for welfare rights and make significant change in her life.

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Monday, November 2, 2015

Community Food Centres Canada is pleased to announce that a new group of 26 community food security leaders has joined the Good Food Organizations initiative. As members of the program, these organizations are making a commitment to offering impactful food programs based in principles of healt­h, empowerment, and respect, and to working in alliance with Community Food Centres Canada towards a fair, healthy, and equitable food system where access to healthy food is recognized as a right and a key determinant of health.

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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Toronto, ON | On October 21, thousands of diners came together in 59 restaurants in 13 cities across the country to support Restaurants for Change/Des restos pour demain, a fundraising initiative put on by Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) to raise funds to support places that bring people in low-income communities together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for healthy food for all. The event is on track to raise $200,000 in its second year.

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