News - Foodbanks and food

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: Foodbanks and Food, 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: Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada
December 3, 2004
The issue of poverty must be placed onto the agendas of governments because, as the findings in the Hunger Count 2004 survey indicate, hunger, poverty and health are inextricably linked. The 2004...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada
October 17, 2004
The annual Hunger Count report revealed that the amount of people using food banks has greatly increased in the last year. Many people using the food banks are employed, but low income earners. The...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada
July 6, 2004
The first soup kitchen opened up in the small Manitoba city of Steinbach. Although poverty is perhaps most visible in large cities, the woman who opened the Steinbach soup kitchen says that poverty...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Manitoba
October 12, 2003
"My kids are supposed to grow up healthy yet I can't even afford to buy them food." A report by the Community Nutritionists Council of BC and Dietitians of Canada - BC Region, a low income family...
Keywords: Family, Foodbanks and Food, British Columbia
October 30, 2002
The federal government has failed in its pledge to reduce hunger and poverty as more and more Canadians must turn to food banks across the country to feed their families. The 2002 HungerCount Report...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada
October 7, 2002
The federal government has failed in its pledge to reduce hunger and poverty as more and more Canadians must turn to food banks across the country to feed their families. The 2002 HungerCount Report...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, All of Canada