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A Basic Income Could Lift Canadians Out Of Food Poverty

Hunger Awareness Week invites us to not only talk about the problem of hunger in Canada, but to think about...

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Now Is The Time To Act On Hunger

In 2017, the Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) will turn 25 years old. We are deeply proud of the...

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Amelia’s Story

As told by Volker Kromm, Executive Director of the Regional Food Distribution Association: There are many corners of our region...

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How Do We Solve Canada’s $31-Billion Food Waste Problem?

Looking at the food system in Canada is a study in contrasts. On one hand, one in eight Canadian families...

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Affordable Child Care Can Help Curb Food Insecurity

For children across Ontario, school is officially out for the summer. For many children, it means two months of freedom...

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6 Reasons Why Buying Local Really Means Supporting Your Community

Next week is Local Food Week in Ontario, a celebration of the rich agricultural bounty we’re so lucky to have...

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What Happens When The Safety Net Fails?

In a perfect world, everyone would always have enough to eat, and would never have to go without just to...

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Poverty Creates A Vicious Cycle Of Food Insecurity And Poor Health

On Thursday, for World Health Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its first global report on diabetes, announcing that...

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The Hidden Highlight Of Ontario’s 2016 Budget

Last week, the Ontario Liberals unveiled the province’s budget for 2016. By now, we have all heard the headline regarding...

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