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Event #1248

From food security to food sovereignty: empowering communities to rebuild food systems (CIRNAC/ISC)


Thursday, June 3, 2021

09:00 - 10:30
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Indigenous programming , Northern Relations , University of Alberta , Accessible event
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In this panel discussion, a representative of Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada / Indigenous Services Canada will join with three other speakers on the challenges and opportunities related to improving food security for Northerners living in Canada’s three territories and other isolated and Northern communities in Canada.  Canada has made significant investments to improve food security in northern isolated communities, and this is an opportunity for panelists to have an open discussion on challenges, successes and opportunities. Presenters will include: Rachel LaFortune, Human Rights Watch; Wayne Walsh, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada; Professor David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan; Professor Shirley Thompson, University of Manitoba; Bridget Larocque, Arctic Athabaskan Council.