World Hunger

Overeating A Threat To Global Security

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Everyone knows that we eat too much — we're bombarded with warnings about the obesity epidemic every day. But all those extra calories are not ...

Canada Joins Food Committee to Fight World Food Shortage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Impact

SASKATOON - Canada is one of six countries to sign the new Food Assistance Convention, an international treaty in which each country promises to provi...

Talking to Your Kids About Hunger

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

Kids are naturally inclined to want to help. But when it comes to something as massive as world hunger, it's hard for young people to believe they can make a difference -- especially when adults don't seem able to solve the problem! Here are five ways you can get your child involved.

The Loot Bag Boycott

Jessica Holmes | Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Living
Jessica Holmes

I've been to Africa. I've hung out with kids whose only possession is a ball made of leaves. And guess what -- they were grateful for it. I'll be keeping this in mind when I forgo loot bags at my son's upcoming birthday, and donate the money saved to filling up some bellies.

Famine in Africa: What Is the Long-Term Solution?

Glen Pearson | Posted 10.07.2011 | Canada
Glen Pearson

Western intervention and generosity are necessary and life-saving, but unless new practices that promote new methods of conservation can be ushered in, we'll be hearing of regional famines for years to come.

Food Prices Rising: Here's What on the Menu

Glen Pearson | Posted 08.03.2011 | Canada
Glen Pearson

Oxfam's report is a clarion call to action, especially to Canada, with its impressive wealth but little resolve to deal with hunger's ultimate enemy: climate change.