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Canadian Home Economics Foundation


The mission of the Canadian Home Economics Foundation is to provide improved quality
of life to families and individuals in Canada by providing financial assistance to home economists in carrying out home economics research, developing educational tools, and in conducting public service projects, and to support post-secondary education related to the home economics profession.


World Home Economics Day 2015

March 21st

The theme for World Home Economics Day 2015 is:

"Home Economics Literacy: Skills for Families and Consumers"

The International Federation for Home Economics World Home Economics Day aims to promote IFHE and the Home Economics profession.

Celebrating WHED 2015 provides an annual opportunity to communicate the importance of Home Economics Literacy, in promoting family and consumer wellbeing, throughout the world. The essential life skills offered by Home Economics education is transformative.

Home Economics Literacy is the multidisciplinary expression of several literacies such as food literacy, health literacy, financial literacy, consumer literacy and environmental literacy.

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NOTE: Upcoming Executive Committee Meeting Dates to consider proposals.

March 25, 2015

April 13, 2015

Visit our "What's New" page for information on upcoming events and other important announcements including:

 - NEW Graduate Student Award

- WINNERS of the Dr. Elizabeth Feniak Award for Excellence in Technical Writing



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