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Anti-Black Racism and Food Insecurity in Canada

June 16, 2020

The recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee in the United States, and Regis Korchinski-Paquet in Toronto have brought the deep rooted, systemic, and pervasive nature of anti-Black… Read More

 

The Link Between Race, Mental Health, and Food Insecurity

March 2, 2020

On Monday, March 2, 2020, the City of Toronto declared the inaugural Black Mental Health Day, a day to raise… Read More

 

What Toronto’s Budget Means for Poverty Reduction

February 20, 2020

Yesterday, Toronto City Council passed the 2020 budget. We were pleased to see that for the first time in many years, City Council demonstrated a willingness to generate new revenue… Read More

 

Volunteers Help Collect Stories of Hunger in Toronto

February 11, 2020

Each year, Daily Bread Food Bank conducts and annual survey of food bank clients and publishes the findings in the Who’s Hungry report. Last year, we collected data from… Read More

 

The Health Cost of Food Insecurity

February 11, 2020

A recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that people experiencing food insecurity died an average of 9 years earlier than those who are food secure. Read More

 

Ontario Launches Consultations for New Poverty Reduction Strategy

February 6, 2020

The province recently launched an open consultation to help shape Ontario’s new poverty reduction strategy. This new strategy comes at an important time for Ontarians. A new report… Read More