Day 1 highlights

Participants in Vancouver spoke at a news conference today at Buy-Low Foods. Read the news release from Raise the Rates and see some photos here.

Check out the media page to see the Welfare Food Challenge in the news!

A number of food challenge participants are on Twitter – check out the Welfare Food Challenge list on Twitter (and let me know @MLAonWelfare if I’ve missed you!).

Two more events are booked for later this week in Vancouver:

  • Wednesday, October 17, 7pm: Vancouver Food Policy Council meeting, Town Hall room, City Hall, 12 and Cambie. The main discussion is on the Challenge and the Right to Food, and anyone can attend.
  • Thursday, October 18, noon: A shared eating of food at the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House, East Hastings. Participants are invited to bring their lunch and eat together (there are facilities to warm food).
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