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We need real change on northern food security

We need real change on northern food security
Far too many northerners lack access to affordable, culturally appropriate foods; this is nothing less than a public health emergency. Read more about this post

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

Should Refugees Need to Access Food Banks?

Should Refugees Need to Access Food Banks?
Our response to Syrian refugees is just one example of how the voluntary sector – partially and imperfectly – is filling the gaps left by governments. Read more about this post

Why Canada Needs the HungerCount

Why Canada Needs the HungerCount
The HungerCount has been performed every year since 1997, and it is needed now more than ever. Read more about this post

Northern Food Insecurity is About More than Just the Price of Food

Northern Food Insecurity is About More than Just the Price of Food
In Canada’s territories, 1 in every 5 households skips meals because there isn’t enough food in the house, or eats suboptimal food because they can’t afford better. 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)