Canadians make choices every day about food that directly impacts their health, environment, and communities. The Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food launched consultationson May 29 to support the development of A Food Policy for Canada and wants Canadians to share their views on food issues that matter to them.
Member of Parliament Don Rusnak Thunder Bay-Rainy River will be hosting an event at 6pm on August 24th at Fort Frances Public Library to get a better understanding of the community’s priorities when it comes to food related issues and opportunities. Attendees will be invited to share their views on four major themes:
• increasing access to affordable food;
• improving health and food safety;
• conserving our soil, water, and air; and
• growing more high-quality food.