Greater Sudbury Food Policy Council

A vision for good food for all!


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Webinar viewing – BASIC INCOME: Giving Canadians a Solid Floor to Stand On

Please join the Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Social Planning Council of Sudbury to view Community Food Centres Canada’s webinar on basic income and food security, followed by a local discussion on opportunities in our community.

Wednesday September 30th, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Webinar
  • 1:00-2:00 p.m. – Discussion

A light lunch will be provided.

Webinar and discussion will be held in the Rug Room (entrance through gymnasium at lower level)

Notes:

  • Please RSVP to registrations@sdhu.com by Monday, September 28th.
  • Parking is available opposite the Community Garden and around the building (close to the entrance to the Rug Room).
  • Please arrive in time to pick up lunch and get settled before the webinar begins (12:00 p.m. sharp).
For more information on this webinar, please visit: http://cfccanada.ca/webinars.


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City of Greater Sudbury Food Charter

The City of Greater Sudbury Food Charter was passed in September, 2004.

The Charter states that Food Security Network of the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts, including The City of Greater Sudbury, the Social Planning Council of Sudbury, and the Sudbury & District Health Unit, will work towards the development and implementation of a community food security mandate that supports research, policies, and programs.


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GSFPC and #gs2025

After a new municipal election in the fall of 2014, a vision for the City of Greater Sudbury’s economic development strategic plan had been sought out. #gs2025 is the result.

#gs2025 is a community consultation process developed by the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation and the City to engage our community for the next 10 years on the collective future in the City of Greater Sudbury.

This plan aims to guide municipal decisions and actions that will lead to the creation of a local economic climate that: generates significant employment opportunities; attracts know-how and talent; provides a high quality of life and a higher than average standard of living. Economic development plans chart a course of strategies and actions to leverage existing strengths and to identify and respond to new opportunities.

Read our proposal to the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation for how we envision Sudbury in 2025. Hint: it involves the importance of food!


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10 exciting food initiatives to make you proud to live in Sudbury

From the February 2015 Lunchtime Meet-and-Greet: Food Initiatives in Greater Sudbury, join city council members and other community leaders for some delicious local finger food and to hear the latest from organizations like the Eat Local Sudbury Co-operative, the Community Garden Network, the Sudbury Beekeepers, the Centre de Santé Communautaire, the Sudbury & District Good Food Box program, Seedy Sunday, Better Beginnings Better Futures, and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

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