food safety

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Food as medicine

Several years ago, Donna Koenig, Food Services Manager for South Okanagan General Hospital, attended a national Indigenous nutrition event at Six Nations in northern Ontario. "There were Elders there from all across Canada--including the Yukon and the Northwest Territories--and it was all about the stories and learning why food is considered to be medicine--and the…

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Healthy through climate change

The global climate is changing. On average, the temperature of the earth is rising. This is causing more extreme weather events such as the droughts, fires and floods that many of our communities have experienced this year. These changes affect natural and human environments (air quality, clean water and food sources) and also can have negative…