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Ode to supply management

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Dec 14, 2011 12:00 PM

Posted by Marc Xuereb

A Montreal-based professor reminds Canadians of the benefits of a supply-managed dairy sector, and not to be fooled by low milk prices in America.

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Canadian Food Summit to Chart National Food Strategy

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Dec 13, 2011 03:00 PM

Posted by Marc Xuereb

The Conference Board of Canada is hosting a two-day Canadian Food Summit bringing together food industry, government, and Foodies to chart a national food strategy.

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Sustainable Community Development through Municipal Food System Planning

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Dec 08, 2011 09:00 AM

Posted by Brendan Wylie-Toal

North Saanich has taken a holistic approach to their community planning by creating a Whole Community Agriculture Strategy (WCAS) that strives to create a self-reliant food system.

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Local Food in the Public Sector

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Dec 07, 2011 11:00 AM

Posted by Marc Xuereb

Brendan Wylie-Toal spoke about My Sustainable Canada's efforts to introduce food into health care facilities at a Roundtable event at the KPL on November 29th.

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Kootenay Report Profiles Roundtable

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Dec 02, 2011 11:45 AM

Posted by Marc Xuereb

A new report reviewing the experiences of food policy councils and organizations features a three-page summary of the Roundtable and its accomplishments.

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Meat Processing Industry Addresses Food Safety

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Nov 28, 2011 11:00 AM

Posted by Hayley Lapalme

Hayley LaPalme speaks to representatives of the Ontario Independent Meat Processors about food safety regulations and why so many small operators are going out of business.

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Volunteer Positions Available

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Nov 21, 2011 11:00 AM

Posted by Allison Eady

Want to get involved? The Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable is looking for volunteers to help with several Foodie projects in Waterloo Region.

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Vote for Farmer Education!

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Nov 17, 2011 09:00 AM

Posted by Linda Laepple

A proposal to establish an Agricultural Tradeschool needs your votes in order to win an Aviva Community Fund grant.

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Farmers Support Wheat Board

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Nov 14, 2011 03:00 PM

Posted by Marc Xuereb

The National Farmers Union says all Canadians will lose with the federal government's plans to scrap the Canada Wheat Board.

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Stemmler's Wins Top Processor Award

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Nov 09, 2011 01:00 PM

Posted by Marc Xuereb

Stemmler Meats has been named to Canada’s Top 100 List of Food and Beverage Processors

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