Canada-wide - Foodbanks and food

Food banks are necessary to address the immediate needs of people living with hunger and malnutrition. However, these services can only provide short-term relief for the downstream symptoms of...
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"Groundswell: A Guide to Building Food Security in Rural Communities" is a guide on food security. It contains lots of useful information and links to tools and resources to help you reach out to...
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A Georgia Straight article by Trish Garner, a community organizer for the B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition, describes donations as a common response to poverty. She states that giving to charities...
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Throughout the winter and spring of 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted wide-ranging consultations to gather input on Canadians’ views on the social determinants of health. Public...
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Each year, Foodbanks Canada conducts original research on the subject of hunger and low income in Canada. Their annual HungerCount report is the only national survey of food banks and other food...
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Food prices are rising globally, but how is that affecting the cost of basic items in Canadian grocery stores? Common Front for Social Justice has released data collected in New Brunswick showing the...
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The Centre for Studies in Food Security (CSFS) has been working to promote food security through research, dissemination, education, community action and professional practice.
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This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
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Food Bank Canada's annual Hunger Report report shows that food bank use has increased by 18% over the last year. This is the largest yearly increase since 1997. “It is likely that hunger in Canada...
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Food Banks Canada is the national organization that represents the food bank community across Canada. (Formerly the Canadian Association of Food Banks (CAFB)).
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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