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

Act current to 2024-05-28

Food Day in Canada Act

S.C. 2023, c. 10

Assented to 2023-05-11

An Act to establish 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:

Short Title

Marginal note:Short title

 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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