2018 Provincial Election

Leading up to the 2018 Provincial election, the Nipissing Area Food Roundtable is encouraging everyone to think about food when voting on June 7.

Food Insecurity:

Community Food Centres Canada has prepared a great summary article on the party positions related to this issue.

The provincial government can reduce food insecurity in Ontario with policy changes related to income. Check out our¬†We’re Voting for Food document, which includes key messages about this issue and actions we are asking the successful MPP candidate to take.

About 60 participants attended our Breakfast with the MPP Candidates event on April 27, 2018.

On April 27, we invited Nipissing MPP candidates to a breakfast event to share their party position on reducing food insecurity in Ontario.

Statement from Vic Fedeli, PC

Statement from Henri Giroux, NDP*

Statement from Stephen Glass, Liberal Party*

*Edited for readability

Please consider sending an e-letter to political party leaders in Ontario and MPP candidates about this important issue via the No Money for Food is Cent$less Campaign.

Farming and Agriculture:

The National Farming Union (Ontario) has prepared questions to use with candidates related to farming and agricultural issues in Ontario.

Sustain Ontario has prepared questions and background information on a variety of food related topics as part of their Vote On Food and Farming campaign.