Food Bank Use Canada

This Province Is Seeing Near Record-High Food Bank Use

CBC | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Business

A near-record number of Ontarians are using food banks, according to a new report. The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) says that 375,789 pe...

Look How Many Canadians Are Using Food Banks

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The number of Canadians using food banks has fallen off slightly but still remains near record highs almost four years after the end of the e...

Food Banks Are No Longer Just a Temporary Solution

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Mobina Jaffer

In their 2012 Report, Food Banks Canada stated that in March 2012 alone, almost 900,000 Canadians turned to food banks. Canada needs to tackle hunger directly, rather than continue to pay out year after year for its long-term consequences. Hunger is toxic for those living through it, and it is harmful to Canada as a whole.

On My Wish List This Year? A Food System That Works

Mike Schreiner | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada Impact
Mike Schreiner

It's a sad reality that as we gather with our families and friends this holiday season to share a meal, there are far too many who will go hungry. A healthy food system benefits our economy, health and communities. It enriches our quality of life. Let's put reducing hunger and a strong local sustainable food system at the top of our wish list for 2013.

How Many Canadians Are Still Going Hungry?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Impact

This spring, over 882,000 Canadians used a food bank in the month of March alone. On Tuesday, Food Banks Canada released their annual "HungerCount"...