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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Poverty is making people sick. Studies show that living in low-income neighbourhoods can lower life expectancy by as many as 19 years. There are many reasons why this is so, and a problem of this size and complexity requires solutions of equal scale. At CFCC, we’re often approached by food banks wanting to know how to address this complex issue so they can create more impact and better serve their community.

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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.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

We're back at work after a full and exhilarating weekend at Food Secure Canada’s national assembly, and more inspired and motivated than ever to continue our fight for a more equitable food system.

More than 650 participants from across Canada came to the assembly to dig into the most pressing food issues facing our country, from child nutrition and northern and indigenous food sovereignty to local food procurement and community food security. 

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

As experts, teachers, and lovers of good food, chefs can be incredible allies in building a healthier and fairer food system. This fall, we teamed up with over a dozen amazing chef ambassadors from coast-to-coast to spread the word about our Restaurants for Change fundraising event, which brings 68 restaurants in 16 cities together this year to support Community Food Centres Canada and our partners to offer more healthy and empowering food programs in low-income communities. 

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