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Food Policy for Canada

The first-ever Food Policy for Canada aims to help Canada build a healthier and more sustainable food system that also supports growth for farmers, producers, and food businesses in Canada. The four action areas are: 1) Help Canadian Communities Access Healthy Food, 2) Make Canadian Food the Top Choice at Home and Abroad, 3) Support Food Security in Northern and Indigenous Communities, and 4) Reduce Food Waste.

Resource Information

Date

June 1, 2019

Author

Government of Canada

Type

Strategy/Framework

Setting

Community-at-large

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Safety, Food Security & Access to Food, Food Systems & Local Food, Health Equity, Healthy Eating

Language

English

Jurisdiction

National

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