One in four children in Toronto lives in poverty.
We believe that if we improve the health and well-being of our children, they will do better in school. And, if they do better in school, they will have a better future.
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‘We are at the worst-case scenario’: Record number of Torontonians rely on food banks to survive | Toronto Star
Food bank usage in Toronto has risen 45% since 2020. Living in the city is extremely expensive and, on average, after paying for housing, food bank users are only left with $9.17 in their pocket, per day. That $9.17 needs to cover food, transportation, and any other...
According to the Bank of Canada, the inflation causing the dramatic rise in food prices will continue for months. Already, the cost of some products has gone up by 20-25%, and it’s no surprise to anyone that many families are struggling to put food on the table....
Milk and butter prices to soar after Canadian Dairy Commission sets record price hikes |Toronto Star
Next month the wholesale price of milk will increase by 8.4%; and butter will increase by 12.4% in February. This will have a serious impact on Student Nutrition Programs, as meals served always include dairy foods and alternatives. When you add these increases to the...