Northern Food Supply Focus Of Talks

Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at 15:50



La Ronge is the site of what’s being called a Northern Food Security Roundtable over the next couple of days.


Northern medical health officer Dr. James Irvine will provide an overview of the food supply in northern Saskatchewan.


Irvine says the gathering is all about making sure northerners receive access to quality food.


He says the conference will provide a northern perspective to a provincial government strategy on food security.


The gathering began this afternoon, and is being witnessed by provincial cabinet minister Joanne Crofford and other government representatives.