Manitoba is set to introduce Canada’s most comprehensive student meal program for the upcoming school year, allocating $30 million for a “universally accessible” nutrition program from kindergarten to Grade 12. The initiative aims to address the impact of hunger on students’ ability to learn and promote positive health outcomes. “This is going to make kids happier. This is going to make kids healthier. This is going to make kids want to read more, do more math, get better report cards,” said Manitoba Premiere, Wab Kinew.

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