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Child poverty plagues every corner of Toronto, census data shows

Upwards of 125,000 Toronto children — more than one in four — are growing up in poverty, a problem that plagues pockets of every city ward, says a new report released Monday by Social Planning Toronto and a coalition of agencies serving vulnerable communities. To find...

Affordability is biggest issue facing Toronto, poll reveals

During the recent heat wave, city counsellor Millicent Asamoah said that she had heard from clients who could not afford air conditioners, nor pay for the electricity to keep them running. As some who has worked at Rexdale Women's Centre for 10 years, she sees daily...

Thank You for supporting feed tomorrow week 2017!

A great big “thank you” to all who supported the 13th annual feed tomorrow week – we couldn’t do it without you. ​With the support of a declaration from Toronto City Council and hundreds of volunteers, including students, politicians, donors and public figures, the...

Hunger among students

Breakfast Clubs of Canada's Daniel Germain on how hunger impacts kids' ability to focus and learn while in school (click picture below to go to video...

Canada needs national school lunch program, say advocates

As school bells start ringing again across Canada, many parents are back to worrying what to put in their kids lunches so that they will eat it. And it's not just what kind of food that's a concern, but also if kids have enough time to eat their lunches — creating a...