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Food Day in Canada Act (S.C. 2023, c. 10)

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Assented to 2023-05-11

Food Day in Canada Act

S.C. 2023, c. 10

Assented to 2023-05-11

An Act to establish Food Day in Canada


This enactment designates the Saturday before the first Monday in August in each and every year as “Food Day in Canada”.


Whereas Canada’s national sovereignty is dependent on the safety and security of our food supply;

Whereas strengthening connections from farms to tables of Canadian cuisine contributes to our nation’s social, environmental and economic well-being;

Whereas supporting local farmers contributes to a sustainable Canadian food system;

And whereas the people of Canada will benefit from a food day in Canada to celebrate local food as one of the most elemental characteristics of all of the cultures that populate this nation;

Now, therefore, His Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

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 This Act may be cited as the Food Day in Canada Act.

Food Day in Canada

Marginal note:Food Day in Canada

 Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the Saturday before the first Monday in August is to be known as “Food Day in Canada”.

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