Entries by Megan Yarema from 05/2012

All Canadians Have a Right to Food

| Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada

It's a big week for food security in Canada -- not only did Food Banks Canada launch their annual Hunger Awareness Week, but the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food arrived as well. One in four Canadians use the service of a food bank. As people challenge themselves to 'give up' a food item they enjoy, they should consider the reason people go hungry: lack of income.