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Canadian Children Still Hungry

Posted 2013-06-05
Category Government

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.

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MP Kirsty Duncan to Minister of Finance: Plan to Improve Student Nutrition for 2013 Budget

Posted 2013-02-01
Category Government
Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan (Etobicoke North) wrote to the Minister of Finance asking him to meet with counterparts to improve student nutrition across the country.

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Good news for Student Nutrition Programs from City Hall!

Posted 2013-01-18
Category Government

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. 

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Child Poverty in Canada on the Occasion of World Food Day

Posted 2012-10-16
Category Government

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.

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Dr. Kirsty Duncan on Canada's Student Nutrition Policy

Posted 2012-09-13
Category Government

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.

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Dr. Kirsty Duncan on the Need for a Pan-Canadian Nutrition Program

Posted 2012-08-30
Category Government

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MPs in Ottawa Talk Child and Youth Nutrition

Posted 2012-05-22
Category Government

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.

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