Food Webinars and Teleconferences

Banned in Europe, Blessed in Canada: 
Hundreds of Pesticides Under Review

ENGLISH: WEDNESDAY MAY 7, 2014 FROM 1:30 TO 2:30 PM ET
FRENCH:  WEDNESDAY MAY 14, 2014 FROM 1:30 to 2:30 PM ET

You’re invited to join the David Suzuki Foundation and Équiterre for a webinar as they discuss an upcoming review by Health Canada to determine whether hundreds of pesticides, whose active ingredients were banned in Europe for health and environmental reasons, should be prohibited or restricted in Canada. Information about opportunities for public participation in the review process will also be shared.

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The Story of The Seed:
Working Together for Food Justice in Guelph
Hosted by: Food Secure Canada

THURSDAY MAY 22, 2014 FROM 1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM ET

Join us to hear how a coalition of community partners in Guelph, Ontario have come together to create The Seed – a project informed by local research and community consultation, and inspired by the Community Food Centre model. This webinar is part of a series offered through a collaboration between Food Secure Canada and Carleton University on the Community Food Security Hub of the CFICE Project (Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement).


Partnerships Towards Food Self-Sufficiency 
Growing Change in Northern Manitoba
Hosted byFood Secure Canada

THURSDAY MAY 29, 2014 FROM 1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM ET

Join us for this webinar to learn how the Government of Manitoba is working in partnership with Food Matters Manitoba to increase access to healthy, local foods in Northern Manitoba. This webinar is being presented as part of FSC’s Northern and Remote Food Network.

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NRC- Students’ Packed Lunches in Balanced School Day and Traditional Schools:
How do they differ?
THURSDAY MAY 8, 2014 FROM 12:00 PM TO 1:00 PM ET
 
Take part in this webinar by OPHA’s Nutrition Resource Centre and learn about The Balanced School Day (BSD), a grassroots policy change that provides children with two 20-minute eating opportunities versus the traditional 20-minute lunch. The presenters will discuss the BSD, which has been widely implemented across Ontario schools, and present data on the packed lunch intake of children in the BSD versus the traditional elementary school schedule (TS).
 

Evaluating Collective Impact: 
6 Simple Rules
Hosted by: CCEDnet

THURSDAY MAY 15, 2014 FROM 11:55 AM TO 1:00 PM ET

This Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) webinar, led by two experienced community change practitioners, will explore how to assess collective impact efforts. Topics covered will include examples of collective impact evaluation in action, and implications for practitioners, funders and evaluators.

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NRC- Youth On Track For Health: 
Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice in Local Youth Group Homes

THURSDAY MAY 15, 2014 FROM 12:00 T0 1:00 PM ET

This webinar, presented by OPHA’s Nutrition Resource Centre, will share the challenges and successes of a pilot project which used Youth on Track for Health, a manual which provides guidelines to improve the nutrition environment in residential settings.

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Creating Resilient Local Economies
Hosted by: CCEDnet
 
THURSDAY MAY 29, 2014, 3:00 TO 4:00 pm ET

Join this Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) webinar to learn about innovative models for building resilient local economies – including Transition Network’s REconomy Project and Transition Colorado’s Local Food Shift

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