This election, ask all party leaders and all the MP candidates in your riding to commit to a School Food Program for Canada with federal investment and standards.
Click the button below to send a message to all party leaders and your MP candidates in your riding to ask for an investment in a universal, cost-shared healthy Canada-wide School Food Program for the health and wellbeing of students, families, and communities across Canada.
Students at Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation School (NB), eat healthy food at school. Our Coalition is working for a healthy meal for every child every day. Photo credit: OCIC/Allan Lissner in partnership with Eel Ground First Nation and Canadian Feed The Children
All children should have access to healthy food at school. The Coalition for Healthy School Food works to lay the foundation for healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime and ensure that learning is not hindered by a lack of access to healthy food.
Canada is ranked 37th of 41 countries on providing healthy food for kids yet we don't have a national school food program. The Coalition for Healthy School Food advocates for increased investments in school food programs to ensure all kids have access to nutritious meals every day. But what would such a program look like?