Ontario - Foodbanks and food

Representatives of the Cambridge and North Dumfries Social Planning Council provided Cambridge city council with its annual Community Trends Report. At Meals on Wheels the number of subsidized...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Seniors and Elders, Women, Ontario
Meal Exchange empowers youth to take an active role in improving their local food system. A national registered charity since 1996, we provide youth volunteers with the knowledge, resources, and...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Ontario
Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) website represents over 100 communities across Ontario in a network of food banks. Through the site, you will be able to find out more about the organization...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Ontario
The Recession Relief Coalition (RRC) presents Hunger Crisis: Report of the Hunger Inquiry (2011). This report contains shocking testimony about hunger in Ontario as well as recommendations to help...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Ontario
(Link removed June 2011 - No longer exists)
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Welfare, Ontario
Keywords: Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Welfare, Ontario
Tens of thousands of people who receive the special diet program may see more money from the governement as a result of a recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruling, but poverty activists fear the...
Keywords: Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Ontario
Dr. Wong, a specialist in community medicine, is being investigated after a complaint by a city councillor for signing special diet forms for people on welfare. Dr. Wong has been involved in special...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Ontario
CCPA has released a report that links increased food bank use to government welfare cuts throughout the 1990s. The report finds that although most provinces in Canada were experiencing high...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Welfare, Ontario
FoodNet Ontario is a province-wide network of organizations and individuals working together to create sustainable local food systems and achieve (community) food security in communities across...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Ontario
The Ontario Association of Food Banks has released an important and timely new report on the economic cost of poverty in Ontario. This is a first for Ontario and possibly for any Canadian...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Poverty Research, Ontario
The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) has released a report, Our Choice for a Better Ontario: A Plan to Cut Poverty in Half by 2020 (in PDF). The report includes thirty concrete...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Poverty Research, Ontario
A little over a year ago the Ontario McGuinty Government cut the Special Diet Policy under which huge numbers of people on welfare were able to obtain a little more money for food each month....
Keywords: Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Welfare, Ontario
As the cost of living in Toronto increased and the amount of income assistance available decreased, many of Ontario's poor were struggling to survive. However, through research, the Ontario Coalition...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Welfare, Ontario
The rising price of nutritious food is making it difficult for low income families to eat healthily. A doctor proposes ways in which government funding could be used to ensure the health of...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Ontario
The ODSP Action Coalition is made up of community clinic caseworkers, agency staff, and community activists who undertake campaigns and activities designed to raise awareness of issues affecting...
Keywords: Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Ontario