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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...

The Star : National school food program needed

Canadian children return to school with insufficient access to healthy food. As children across the country go back to school, a recent UNICEF report ranked Canada 37th out of 41 high-income countries around access to nutritious food for children, below the United...

Access to ‘ethical’ food often available only to the wealthy, study says

The benefits of buying "ethical" food at farmer's markets and organic grocers often comes at the expense of equal access, according to a new report.

The study, by University of Guelph researcher Kelly Hodgins and professor Evan Fraser, highlights a paradox within the "ethical eating" movement. While eating local or organic food is often touted as superior from a health, environmental and oftentimes ethical perspective, such foods are often available only in Canada to the wealthy, with limited access for those living on lower or even middle incomes.