The Federal Government has recently announced the appointment of Dr. Charles Levkoe, an Assistant Professor in Lakehead University's Department of Health Sciences, as the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food Systems. The Media Release from Lakehead University can be found here.
Dr. Levkoe's research is focused on building equitable and sustainable food systems by addressing their ecological, social, and economic challenges and working with a diverse group of stakeholders. The Food Strategy Council recognizes and appreciates the many values shared between the Food Strategy and Dr. Levkoe's work, and has recently elected him to be a member of the Food Strategy Executive Committee. We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Levkoe to the Food Strategy team and are looking forward to his many insights into- and contributions to a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system for the Thunder Bay area.