Foodbanks and Food

May 19, 2009
CCPA has released a report that links increased food bank use to government welfare cuts throughout the 1990s. The report finds that although most provinces in Canada were experiencing high...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Welfare, Ontario
April 23, 2009
FoodNet Ontario is a province-wide network of organizations and individuals working together to create sustainable local food systems and achieve (community) food security in communities across...
Keywords: Online Resource , Foodbanks and Food, General resources, Ontario
December 12, 2008
Food banks across the US and Canada are deeply affected by tough economic times both by a decline in donations and an increase in demand. The US government has started shifting the federal government...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, United States
November 24, 2008
The Ontario Association of Food Banks has released an important and timely new report on the economic cost of poverty in Ontario. This is a first for Ontario and possibly for any Canadian...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Poverty Research, Ontario
August 25, 2008
The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) has released a report, Our Choice for a Better Ontario: A Plan to Cut Poverty in Half by 2020 (in PDF). The report includes thirty concrete...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Poverty Research, Ontario
November 29, 2007
The Dietitians of Canada, BC Region have released a report, The Cost of Eating in BC that shows some people in BC are denied the right to safe and nutritious food due to poverty. The report calls for...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, British Columbia
November 14, 2007
The Canadian Association of Food Banks has released their national yearly survey of emergency food programs in Canada. This annual survey documents the struggle of food banks to keep up with ever...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
January 7, 2007
The Canadian Association of Foodbanks recent report, Hunger Count 2006 (in PDF) has found that though there has been an overall drop in overall use, more working poor and more children are relying on...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
January 7, 2007
A little over a year ago the Ontario McGuinty Government cut the Special Diet Policy under which huge numbers of people on welfare were able to obtain a little more money for food each month....
Keywords: Article , Disability, Foodbanks and Food, News, Welfare, Ontario
June 11, 2006
Bishop Gary Gordon, who recently moved to Whitehorse, believes that a food bank would be a large help to the community. He is working with local anti-poverty advocates urging the establishment of one...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Organizing, Yukon
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