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Read the latest news releases about Food Banks Canada activities and initiatives.

Food Banks Canada announces $2.8 million grant from the Walmart Foundation

- Food Banks Canada announced a generous, $2.8 million dollar grant from the Walmart Foundation, investing in vital support of the Canadian food banking network.

Food Banks Canada welcomes the new Canada Workers Benefit

- Food Banks Canada is encouraged to see the announcement of the new Canada Workers Benefit in the 2018 federal budget. This positive step responds to recommendations of the Canadian food bank network, and will provide important new supports to workers with low incomes.

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