#NourishKidsNow: 2023 BC Budget Consultation

It’s Time to Invest in Healthy School Food!

The 2023 BC Budget consultation is now open, until Friday, June 24.  You can participate in the 2023 BC Budget Consultation or share your #SchoolFoodStory, to ask the BC Government to build on their commitments and fund school food programs in 2023.

See 4 ways that you can participate here:

Fill out the online budget survey, and in one or more of your answers, include a recommendation to fund healthy, universal school food programs.

5-10 minutes

Participate in our Letter to the Editor campaign. Tell your local newspaper what an investment in school food in Budget 2023 would mean to you.

Flexible timing

Send in written comments using the online submission form. Review the BC Chapter's 2023 Budget Recommendations to inspire a submission on behalf of your own organization. Include at least one recommendation to invest in universal, healthy school food programs for K-12 students in BC. You can refer to the Coalition's guiding principles to indicate the type of food program you would like to see, and you can talk about specific principles or recommendations that are important to you and your organization.

30-60 minutes

Share with your network. Tell others to participate in Budget 2023!

Sample Tweet: I've just sent an email to my local newspaper to share my #SchoolFoodStory and why I think it’s important to invest in school food in BC Budget 2023. Check out @C4HSchoolFood's #NourishKidsNow campaign and learn how you can participate 👇

https://www.healthyschoolfood.ca/bc-budget-2023-action

5-10 minutes