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October 2015

A Liberal Majority Government – What Does This Mean for Food Security?

A Liberal Majority Government – What Does This Mean for Food Security?
Justin Trudeau’s Liberals pulled off a surprising and momentous victory last night, taking 184 of 338 federal ridings. The question we are asking the morning after is – what does this mean for food insecurity and the need for food banks in Canada? Read more about this post

Top 5 ways you can help those in need this Halloween

Top 5 ways you can help those in need this Halloween
Did you know that 40% of those helped by food banks are children? Now that is scary! Read more about this post

A Fresh Approach to Giving

A Fresh Approach to Giving
At Food Banks Canada one of our goals is to increase the amount of fresh food that is distributed to food banks and into the hands of our neighbours who need it most. Read more about this post

Cause Marketing: Tips, Tricks and Strategies

Cause Marketing: Tips, Tricks and Strategies
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and Cause Marketing continue to evolve and Food Banks Canada is in a privileged position to work with a wide range of organizations. Read more about this post

What is World Food Day?

What is World Food Day?
World Food Day #WFD2015 is an opportunity for the world to think and talk about food & food security. Read more about this post

Income and voter turnout in Canada

Income and voter turnout in Canada
For years, Canada has seen a gradual decline in voter turnout in elections across the country. As Elections Canada and other organizations actively pursue ‘get out the vote’ campaigns, it is difficult to predict whether voter turnout will increase in the upcoming federal election. 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)