Eat Think Vote

September 26th


Lutheran Church of the Cross, 3787 Cedar Hill Rd.


The Shelbourne Community Kitchen is hosting a federal all candidates debate for the riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands on Food Security. They are coming together with a number of organizations working towards healthy sustainable food systems in the region including the Capital Regional Food and Agriculture Initiative Roundtable (CRFAIR), The Mustard Seed and Lifecycles Project Society.

Eat Think Vote a National campaign put on by Food Secure Canada that aims to engage citizens and candidates in the upcoming federal election on making a national food policy a reality in Canada.

Candidates includes: Elizabeth May, of The Green Party, Tim Kane, of The Liberal Party and Alicia Cormier, of The New Democratic Party have confirmed their participation in the forum.

The format of the evening, following a three minute opening statement by each candidate, is structured around the four topic areas:
• Zero hunger in Canada
• Healthy school food programs
• Support and preservation of indigenous food systems
• Support for new and existing farmers

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