Laws & Regulations

Bill 78: An Act to amend the Taxation Act, 2007
On May 18th, 2010 this Taxation Amendment Act (Food Bank Donation Tax Credit for Farmers), passed the first reading. It will provide a tax credit to farmers for donating to Ontario food banks certain agricultural products they produced. The vote to advance the bill in legislature is September 30, 2010.

Health Canada Food and Nutrition
Information about legislation and guidelines related to Food and Nutrition.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Acts and Regulations

Bringing Local Food Home: Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Barriers to Local Food [PDF]. Written and researched by Maureen Carter-Whitney, Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy (CIELP), Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Occasional Paper Series, December 2008