The government should begin discussions with the provincial and territorial ministers responsible for agriculture, education and health to develop a comprehensive pan-Canadian school nutrition initiative, and fully fund on-reserve aboriginal student meals.
On January 16th City Councillors voted in favour of increasing their support for Student Nutrition Programs across the GTA by $1.48 million as part of $12 million in new spending.
This week marks World Food Day and the International Day for Eradication of Poverty. Kirsty Duncan outlines Canada's failures to address child poverty at iPolitics.ca.
Etobicoke North MP Dr. Kirsty Duncan presents research and a solid policy outline in support of creating a national student nutrition program in an article at iPolitics.ca.
Dr. Kirsty Duncan, MP for Etobicoke North, writes about the need for a pan-Canadian nutrition strategy on iPolitics.ca.
Royal Galipeau, Conservative MP for Ottawa-Orleans, tabled a private member's motion in the House of Commons on May 11 encouraging the federal government to engage in dialogue with provincial and private sector partners about the state of youth nutrition in Canada.