Foodbanks and Food

June 11, 2006
As the cost of living in Toronto increased and the amount of income assistance available decreased, many of Ontario's poor were struggling to survive. However, through research, the Ontario Coalition...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Welfare, Ontario
May 4, 2006
There were twice as many people using Iqualuit's food bank in the last year than in previous years. Food bank administrators are worried that they won't have enough food, if this many people continue...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Nunavut
May 4, 2006
A Whitehorse chatolic mission that originally opertated to give out emergency food to the city's needy has begun to operate as a food bank. As the numbers of people who came to recieve emergency food...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Yukon
February 11, 2006
The Canadian Association of Food Banks/ Phones-for-food have developed a program which works towards both environmental and social causes. The project recycles old cell phones and uses the profit to...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
January 8, 2006
More people are having to use PEI's food bank for people with HIV and AIDS. It is argued that this is a response to the increased cost of fuel which has forced many people on social assistance to...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, Utilities, Prince Edward Island
December 7, 2005
HungerCount is a national survey of emergency food programs in Canada conducted by the Canadian Association of Food Banks (CAFB). The survey reveals trends in food bank use, such as the number of...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
October 3, 2005
The rising price of nutritious food is making it difficult for low income families to eat healthily. A doctor proposes ways in which government funding could be used to ensure the health of...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, Health, News, Ontario
May 22, 2005
The ODSP Action Coalition is made up of community clinic caseworkers, agency staff, and community activists who undertake campaigns and activities designed to raise awareness of issues affecting...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Foodbanks and Food, News, Ontario
March 12, 2005
With the increased cost of rent and utilities more people are having to rely on food banks. However, food banks in New Brunswick are having difficulty finding enough food for everyone during the...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, New Brunswick
January 23, 2005
The Canadian Association of Food Banks submission to the Standing Committee on Finance Hunger in Canada: The Federal Role in the Social Contract (in PDF) includes, among others, a recommendation that...
Keywords: Article , Foodbanks and Food, News, All of Canada
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