Learn more about food policy in Canada

The Food Policy for Canada supports collaboration across departments to leverage policy and program successes, and identify new initiatives to address emerging issues and priority gaps in our food systems. The Food Policy also enables greater coherence and coordination among federal policies and programs and considers the entirety of the food system to improve social, health, environmental, and economic outcomes. As part of implementing the Food Policy for Canada, the Government of Canada invested $134.4 million in near-term Food Policy initiatives to address food system priorities for 2019-2024.

Federal initiatives related to The Food Policy for Canada

Food policy proposals for Canada

There are also a number of organizations who have done extensive work on food policy. This research and analysis was considered in the development of the Food Policy for Canada: