Canada is the only G7 nation without a federal school lunch program.
Traditionally, Canada hasn't had a national school lunch program because kids would go home for lunch. Clearly those school lunch patterns have shifted.
There are schools that have school lunches, but that funding coming from provincial and territorial governments, municipal governments, and charities.
Sasha McNicoll, coordinator at the Coalition for Healthy School Food, organized by the advocacy group Food Secure Canada, and Diana Bronson, executive director of Food Secure Canada, have been behind a lot of this press, including this op-ed column in the Toronto Star.