Local food policy passes in Saanich

Despite worries that a Canada European Trade Agreement (CETA) will threaten local procurement policies, many Canadian municipalities are moving ahead and developing their local food motions. THe Saanich District in BC just passed a policy that would make local food a priority at district events,  at council meetings, and at cafes in recreation centres.

Read more in the Tyee. 

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