Action is necessary, and action is what Trudeau promised to address the “deep and severe” food insecurity faced by Canada’s indigenous people. Source: Western Producer | March 23, 2017
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There are still no answers as to what caused the B.C. oyster-related norovirus outbreak that has seen hundreds fall ill since December. Source: CBC News | March 22, 2017
“Old is new again. Everybody is into pickling. Everybody is into homemade food again. Everybody is into scratch cooking and scratch baking,” said Nancy Kwon, who represents the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers. Source: CBC News | March 22, 2017
The BC government says it’s spending $24-million to help low-income families access fresh food, dental and hearing care for their children, and to support community initiatives to reduce poverty. Source: CTV News | March 22, 2017
Omega Pacific Hatchery near Port Alberni says its return rates are up to 25 times that of the DFO. Source: CHEK News | March 22, 2017
“We’re so detached. We’ve lost that whole connection between production, processing and consumption,” say experts. Source: Vancouver Metro | March 21, 2017