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Provincial Reflection; NB Food Security Amidst COVID-19

June 24, 2020; 11:00 a.m. (AST)

**An audio file of the bilingual interpretation is available here

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After an intense period of amplified need and crucial work in our province, Food For All held a final “first wave” COVID-19 provincial connection call before heading into summer, showcasing food actors and innovators in NB who activated or bolstered emergency food supports in response to issues amplified by COVID-19.

While celebrating our provincial efforts, we reflected on our learnings to better understand how we might address the root causes of food insecurity and other food issues moving forward.


  • Annette Comeau, President of the board of directors of Secours Amitié in Lamèque
  • Erin Rideout, Director at the Inner City Youth Ministry and member of the Greater Saint John Emergency Food Program
  • Stephanie Levesque - Dietitian at the Neqotkuk Health Centre
  • Brian Sidall, Director of Services & Events at Carrefour Communautaire Beausoleil Inc.
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