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The Promise of a Basic Income in Canada

The Promise of a Basic Income in Canada
The HungerCount 2016 report calls on provincial and territorial governments to dismantle their social assistance programs and create a Basic Income, administered through the tax system. Read more about this post

HungerCount is Coming November 15

HungerCount is Coming November 15
The HungerCount is the only comprehensive Canadian study of food banks and the people who access them and will be released on November 15th. Read more about this post

Gearing up for the holiday season: a few ways to support Canadians in need

Gearing up for the holiday season: a few ways to support Canadians in need
The holiday season is the quintessential time to think about ways to spread good cheer and help put food on the tables of those in need. Supporting food banking is the perfect way to participate in the spirit of the season. Here are some ways you can incorporate helping Canadians in need into your annual holiday traditions. Read more about this post

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Hunger Facts

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of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)