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Fight Against Food Waste Act- Photos and Video

Yesterday I had the privilege of joining NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brousseau at the National Press Gallery on Parliament Hill for a press conference to promote her private members bill entitled: Fight Against Food Waste Act.

 

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I was able to make to present some comments and take some questions from the media.You can see the text of my remarks on my blog http://foodisfood.ca/?p=2537), a copy of the bill and a couple of photos and a link to the video (my pieces start at 6:29 and 25:52 of the video). http://www.cpac.ca/fr/programs/a-la-une/episodes/48826487

The bill seeks to establish a Food Waste Awareness Day and the development of a national food waste strategy.

Ultimately I am looking to rally some National support for this bill. This Bill reaches an important milestone on 4 October when it will receive second reading. If successful it would then be debated in committee.

You can contact me via @allfoodisfood.

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