Did You Know?
Canada is the only G7 country without a National School Food Program.
That’s why we are holding the federal government to their commitment to work with provinces and territories to develop a National School Food Program
You have the power to create change, it’s as easy as 1-2-3!
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Ask your MP and/or Senator to #SpeakUp4SchoolFood
Talk to your MPs about the federal commitment to work with provinces and territories to develop a National School Food Program.
Write a letter or send an email. There is no postage fee when mailing your MP or Senator.
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Students are asking for change
Video 1: Created by Rose Schoonhoven, Dalhousie student and past Nourish Food & Film Challenge winner, showcasing why Nova Scotia students, families and community members want a national healthy school food program.
Video 2: Join Kieran, an 11 year old student, as he explores what school food looks like in his community. And what he’s planning on doing about it.
Advocacy Efforts in the News
The Chronicle Herald: Canada needs national school food program, now more than ever
Press Release February 7 2019: Nova Scotians are Speaking Up For School Food
Adventures in Local Food: Speaking Up for School Food
The Conversation: How to make a national school food program happen
The Coalition for Healthy School Food: 70% of Youth Surveyed for UNICEF Report think Students would Benefit from a School Meal Program
Be Part of Something Bigger
We support a national school food program
Thank you to our partners at NSHA public health.