Free online webcast about the cost and safety of our FOOD. Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 at 1:30 (see below for log-in information)

Hosted by the Globe & Mail:  (No, you do not have to subscribe to the paper.)

If you are appalled at the cost of food and wondering how fresh and safe much of our meat, vegetables and other staples really is – this FREE webcast is something you might want to join.

This webcast will bring together food producers and experts to discuss the accessibility and cost of food in Canada. Throughout the pandemic, industries such as agriculture and livestock production have faced disruption and higher operating costs. At the same time, an economic downturn has created food insecurity for many Canadians. Join this event to be part of an expert discussion on long-term solutions for food affordability and access in Canada.

Discussion points:

– What is expected to happen with food prices in Canada, and what factors are impacting affordability?

– How has the pandemic impacted food security and how is the situation expected to evolve?

– How are Canadians viewing and valuing local producers in light of recent events?

– What actions and supports will help ensure an affordable supply of quality food throughout Canada?
Register today to join the webcast on Tuesday, September 29 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm EDT.

Send us your questions:

Please email marketing@globeandmail.com so we can try to answer your questions during the webcast.

 

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