Action Canada 2018/2019 presents the Future of Food

Date & Time

Thursday March 7, 2019
8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Sir John A. MacDonald Building (Room 200)
200-144 Wellington Dr. K1P 5T3

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The Action Canada Fellowship is a public policy leadership program that aims to enhance young leaders’ understanding of the country and public policy choices for the future. Each cohort of Fellows examines a different policy topic which becomes the focus of their task force reports.

After a 10-month study of the future of food that started last June in Ottawa and saw the group travel to from Laird, SK to St-Alexandre, QC and many places in between, this year’s Action Canada Fellows will present their final reports and recommendations on:

  • Making Informed Food Choices;
  • Food Innovation in Canada’s Arctic: The case for a social enterprise cluster; and
  • Permanently Impermanent: Migrant agricultural workers in Canada.


8:45 a.m. Arrival

9:20 a.m. Welcome

9:40 a.m. First presentation

10:20 a.m. Second presentation

11:00 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. Third presentation

12:00 p.m. Thank yous and wrap-up

12:15 p.m. Lunch

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