Food prices are set to increase, moving into 2021, according to a new forecast by the University of Guelph and Dalhousie University. Read the full article in the Toronto Star.
Take the #TooniesforTummies challenge when you visit your local grocery store. Shaun McKenna, Executive Director of The Grocery Foundation and Eric Limkemann, a Parent Volunteer at a Student Nutrition Program, speak about child hunger here in Toronto. Watch the...
Breakfast Club of Canada calls on Federal Government to follow through on funding for a national school program
Breakfast Club of Canada calls on Federal Government to follow through on a promise they made to fund a national school program. Watch the news report here.
Food prices to surge in 2020 according to Canada’s Food Price Report. “We are definitely expecting a harder year for families when it comes to food affordability”, says lead author. Read the full article in the Toronto Star.
The 2019 Who’s Hungry Report has been released, and shows that food bank use in Toronto has increased. Due to the rising cost of living, the number of food bank visits has grown by 4 per cent. In a survey of 1,400 food bank clients, 53 per cent of respondents...
In Canada, 20 percent of children—more than 1.4 million—live in poverty, according to Campaign 2000, a network of organizations working to end family poverty. If kids are going to school hungry, their behaviours can be exacerbated; they may be irritable and unable to...
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the creation of a national food policy last week, including the first steps towards the creation of a National School Food Program.
The prices of fresh vegetables are 17 percent higher than a year ago, compared to the average inflation rate of 2.4 percent.
Canadian Children Deserve a National School Food Program: Let’s All Come Together to Make That Happen.
When the clock runs down on the final moments of class on the last day of school, our hope is that kids spill triumphantly out the doors in happy anticipation of a two-month break from homework and the confines of desks and stuffy classrooms.
Attention Football Fans! On Thursday, May 30, join us for the first ever preseason school-day Argos game at Varsity Stadium. Your students can join thousands of others to cheer on the Argos as they take on the Montreal Alouettes.
The Government of Canada has announced the creation of a National Food Policy, including its “intention to work with provinces and territories towards the creation of a National School Food Program.”