Food bank usage is higher than it has ever been in our 40-year history. People with employment, social-assistance recipients, newcomers, young families and seniors are all turning to food banks in larger numbers than we’ve ever seen.
This food insecurity crisis begs the question: Is the social safety net being outsourced to charities?
Talia Bronstein, Daily Bread’s VP of Research and Advocacy, delved into this topic on TVO’s The Agenda on May 8 alongside Steve Paikin and three other industry leaders.
Highlights of their conversation included:
Click any of the timestamps to see that segment or watch the entire dialogue below.