On food security, don't blame the messenger

De Schutter's visit highlighted a troubling lack of respect on the part of the government for international human rights norms and institutions.

Malcolm Allen
Published: Wednesday, 06/13/2012 12:00 am EDT

On May 6, Canada became the first industrialized country to be visited by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. Olivier De Schutter's mission examined whether the human right to adequate food is being realized in Canada.

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