The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Board of Health began 2023 with some shocking if unsurprising insights into the current state of food insecurity in the region. How much it costs to feed a family nutritiously was the main point of the January meeting, but there was also the election of the new board executive (Congrats to vice-chair Councillor Goller!) and an update from the Medical Officer of Health. Continue reading “RECAP: Board of Health Hears About Increased Community Need for Healthy Food”
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HOLIDAY NEWS NOTES: Tablets, New Funding, and a Train Video!
The news doesn’t stop for Christmas! Well, it kind of does, but there was lots of breaking news stuff in the days leading up to Christmas, and not all of it was about the spreading Omicron variant. In the week before Christmas, there was announcements about new funding in food, food insecurity, and lots of other community programs that still need emergency funding. Plus, do you need to borrow a tablet? Read on… Continue reading “HOLIDAY NEWS NOTES: Tablets, New Funding, and a Train Video!”
RECAP: Three Federal Candidates Talk Food Insecurity in First Election Debate
In an event hosted by Arrell Food Institute and The SEED, three of Guelph’s Federal Election candidates met in the first debate of the season to talk about issues of food insecurity, food sovereignty, and food accessibility. Continue reading “RECAP: Three Federal Candidates Talk Food Insecurity in First Election Debate”