The KFLA Food Policy Council initiated the first draft of Bill 216 which has now been put forward by MPP Daryl Kramp (Hastings-Lennox and Addington). The first reading of the bill was on October 19, 2020 and the second reading was on October 20, 2020. The private member's bill was carried and now will go to a Standing Committee for review prior to the 3rd reading. We are very excited to see this work move forward. A big thank you to MPP Daryl Kramp and his staff for their support and advocacy on this issue. The bill aims to ensure that food literacy and skills education is embedded in the school curriculum throughout Grades 1 to 12.
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Media: Whig Standard article, Nov. 11th 2020
CBC Ontario Morning interview (starting at 31:41), Nov. 16th 2020
Learn about the Just Recovery Movement which endorse 6 principles for post Covid 19 investment that will prioritize communities and ecosystems.
Food Secure Canada is endorsing a food action plan in the context of Covid 19 that will promote resilience and equity in our food system. Read more about it on their website and spread the word by sending a letter to your MP.
Free workshops, talks, interactive programming and chances to connect will be offered starting November 3. The key aspects of the Convention including the NFU’s lively elections, debates on resolutions, national and regional reports will be held November 25 – 28.
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