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11-27-23 | Agri-food law and policy, Environmental Law, Public Law

Tackling food waste: A recipe for change

Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food go to waste each year. The economic losses, and the impact of food waste on the environment are problems that we can no longer afford to ignore. Professor Heather McLeod-Kilmurray has been at the forefront of addressing sustainable food systems since 2016. She exposes the risks and impacts of food loss and waste, explaining the need for coordinated, global food waste reduction strategies.

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08-28-23 | Agri-food law and policy, Civil Law, Public Law

898.1 C.c.Q. The ethical and legal debate on the status of animals in Quebec

At the crossroads of the legal and ethical worlds lies an increasingly pressing question: do some animals have more legal privileges than others? Let’s explore the experiences of three different laying hens.

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09-10-21 | Agri-food law and policy, Public Law

The Right to Farm– Artisanal production and its legislative framework in Quebec

Sarah Berger Richardson is an Assistant Professor in the Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law where she focuses her research on food law and policy.

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09-01-21 | Agri-food law and policy, Public Law

Launch of the JuriDoc “The Right to Farm”

Roundtable discussion on agricultural law and food sovereignty in Quebec with Minister André Lamontagne (MAPAQ), Professor Geneviève Parent (DDSA Chair, Université Laval), and Me Jean-Pierre Levesque (Cain Lamarre). Moderated by Professor Sarah Berger Richardson (University of Ottawa).

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