The Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems in Vancouver, BC are seeking a full-time Just Transition Coordinator! Job Category: Executive Administration FTE: 1.0 – 35 hours/week Application deadline: July 26, 2020 Interviews: July 27 – August 31. 2020 Start date: August 10, 2020 End date: March 31, 2021 Possibility of extension: Yes Grant funded: Yes Salary range: $41,215.00 – $45,798.00 per annum POSITION FUNCTION The aim of the Indigenous Food and Freedom School (IFFS) is to research, develop, test and evaluate an emancipatory research and education toolkit to support a just transition to … Continue reading JOB: Vancouver, BC – Just Transition Coordinator, Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
The author, Kyla, at the BIPOC farming immersion at Soul Fire Farm. Photo by Quin Buck, @kisewehtawin. On June 18th, Statistics Canada released an infographic thanking Canadian farmers for their role in the Canadian food chain and for helping to get food on the table of millions of Canadians. Amongst the facts about growing fruit and meat production, I couldn’t help but notice the glaring omission of labour and violence that has led us to where we are in the narrative around the Canadian food chain. Now without a doubt, if you ate today you can thank a farmer. But … Continue reading Farming in Canada: Who else do you have to thank?