Momentum is building across Canada and in Quebec for a national school food program!

Several groups are actively involved in promoting school food in Quebec and are members of the national Coalition for Healthy School Food, a group of organizations seeking federal investment in a Universal Healthy School Food Program to support the health, well-being and education of all Canadian children.

In Quebec some school districts report having a school meal program in at least one school, but not all schools have programs.  

 

These programs are organized at the school or school district scale and largely rely on parents, charitable foundations and others in the school community to develop and fund. This patchwork of programming does not meet the needs of all students for access to healthy, nutritious food. We need the development of national standards, as well as significant investment from federal, provincial and municipal governments (to supplement the contributions of school communities, businesses and volunteers) and collaboration between stakeholder groups to create a universal program for all children and youth from kindergarden to highschool.

Groups in Quebec are bringing together stakeholders from diverse regions and sectors across Quebec to engage in dialogue, share resources, and collaborate on collective advocacy, research and pilot projects. Together, we can help secure a brighter future for our children through a universal  healthy school food program. 

For more information, contact Thibaud Liné, direction@lacantinepourtous.org, Coalition Steering Committee member

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Groups in Quebec are bringing together stakeholders from diverse regions and sectors across Quebec to engage in dialogue, share resources, and collaborate on collective advocacy, research and pilot projects. Together, we can help secure a brighter future for our children through a universal  healthy school food program. 

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#NOURISH KIDS NOW is a grassroots campaign that is calling on the federal government to make a cost-shared investment in healthy, universal school food programs.

 
 
 
 

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