Topic Global Food Issues

Toronto Celebrates World Food Day

Join the Toronto Food Policy Council for a celebration of World Food Day at City Hall! Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 1:00-2:00 pm Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Mayor John Tory

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Toronto Endorses the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

On October 2nd, Toronto City Council endorsed the Urban Food Policy Pact developed as part of the Expo Milan 2015 process. By signing the Pact, Mayor John Tory joins

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In Defense of the Family Farm

In Defense of the Family Farm: La Via Campesina and Agroecology with Elizabeth Mpofu Thursday, May 22 Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to meet Elizabeth Mpofu, General Coordinator of La Via Campesina! La

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UN to Investigate Canada’s Broken Food System

  The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Mr. Olivier de Schutter, will be arriving in Canada this Saturday 5 May (until 16 May) to look into Canada’s

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Toronto City Hall Requests Exemption from CETA

On March 6, 2012 Toronto City Council voted for a permanent exemption from the Canada-EU free trade deal. Councillor Kristyn wong-Tam made the following motion headed “Request to protect City

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