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November 16th |1:00 to 2:30 AST
Food For All NB invites you to consider "what if" the federal budget reflected the economic, environmental and social values of Canadians?
Join our guest Anthony Musiwa, PhD, Senior Policy Advisor at Community Food Centres Canada, as he walk us through the CCPA Alternative Federal Budget (AFB). Discover the potential impacts on household food insecurity and food systems in 2024, along with effective tools for influencing policy .Anthony will walk us through the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative's Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) and paint a picture of what impacts could be achieved on household food insecurity and food systems change in 2024 through the AFB, and what tools we can use to influence policy.
Speaker's bio: Anthony Musiwa, PhD is the Senior Policy Advisor in the Poverty Action Unit at Community Food Centres Canada, a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Health Services Research, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University, and a member of the Centre for Research on Children and Families at McGill University. Anthony locates his policy work, practice, research, and teaching primarily at the intersections of poverty, maternal and child healthcare, and child welfare. His work has received highly competitive awards, including doctoral research awards from the Fonds de recherche du Québec–Société et culture and the International Development Research Centre and, more recently, the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Throughout his work, Anthony leverages his interdisciplinary training in social work, law, policy research, and development studies received in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe