News

This section provides updates on the site.  See blog posts for general news on food policy developments.

June 2019 site updates

Under Home Page, Get Started and Policy Actors, Prime Minister

Numerous updates to reflect federal government announcement of pieces of a national food policy

May 2019 site updates

Under Goal 5, Sustainable Food

Additions to Efficiency, Substitution and Redesign

April 2019 site updates

Under Goal 5, Sustainable Food

Additions to Efficiency and Substitution

March 2019 site updates

Under Policy Actors, Federal Government

Updates to Prime Minister's Office based on 2019 Budget announcements

Under Instruments

Additions to Taxes

Under Goal 5, Sustainable Food

Additions to Substitution

Under Goal 5, Reducing food waste

Additions in multiple locations based on 2019 Budget announcements and a discussion paper from Environment and Climate Change Canada.

February 2019 site updates

Under Goal 3

Additions to Corporate Concentration, Efficiency and Substitution

Under Goal 4

Pesticides, substantial additions to Efficiency and Substitution

Under Goal 5

Additions to Sustainable Food

January 2019 site updates

Under Goal 5

Additions to Sustainable food production and Agricultural Land Protection

Revisions to Reducing food waste based on new data and analysis

December 2018 site updates

Under Goal 5

Additions to Sustainable food production and Agricultural Land Protection

November 2018 site updates

Under Goal 2, Demand Supply Coordination, Efficiency

Added a section on Value Chain Coordination.

Under Goal 3

More changes to Educational processes and Reducing Corporate Concentration

Under Goal 5

Significant additions to Sustainable food production .....

October 2018 site updates:

Under Get Started

Added a section on conceptual images, under construction

Under all Goals

Added a heading for each goal on monitoring and evaluation, under construction

Under Frameworks

Additions to Education and Monitoring frameworks

Services

A new main heading, Services provided, under construction

Under Goal 2

Demand-supply Coordination, updates to Optimal diet sections, Financing the transition,  and improved navigation

Under Goal 3

Significant additions to Educational processes and Reducing Corporate Concentration

September 2018 site updates:

Under Goal 3, Reducing Corporate Concentration

Extensive additions to all sections, revisions still on-going

Under Research Projects

A few additional articles added to Circle Project pages

August 2018 site updates:

Under Research Projects

Extensive additions to the Circle Project pages

June / July 2018 site updates:

Minor editing

May 2018 site updates:

Under Instruments

Significant additions to introduction on the challenges of instrument choice

Under Goal 3

Updates to all sections on research and information dissemination

April 2018 site updates:

New post under News

Additions to Getting Started

New material in Efficiency, Substitution and Redesign under Goal 7

New material in the general introduction to Instruments

Updates to Frameworks, Political Economy

Updates to Goal 10, Free Trade

March 2018 site updates:

Small adjustments to numerous sections to improve coverage and readability.  New contributors added.

February 2018 site updates:

New material added under Goal 3 Service

Although still incomplete, new material has been added under 2 activity areas: Food as health promotion and primary care; and Integrating food into educational processes.

January 2018 site updates:

New material added under Goal 3 Service

Although still incomplete, new material has been added under 2 activity areas: Food as health promotion and primary care; and Integrating food into educational processes.

New material added under Goal 7 Participation

Although still incomplete, new material has been added under Structures.

New material added under Frameworks

To Health, Education and Governance

New material added under Research Projects

Details about the Circle Project have been added to this section.