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households pays more than it can afford for housing


Food bank use skyrockets by 26% since 2008

- HungerCount 2011 provides essential information on levels of food bank use in Canada, profiles people in need of food assistance

World Food Day: Engage At Home and Around the World to Support Those Who are Hungry

- Food Banks Canada asking Canadians to take action on October 16 in support of World Food Day.

Although Hunger in Canada at Record Level Canadians Can Make a Change and Make a Difference

- Having reached the highest recorded peak for food bank usage in this country, Food Banks Canada is calling on all Canadians to Make a Change and Make a Difference on Hunger Awareness Day tomorrow.

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