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Advocacy in Action: Toronto Adopts Inclusionary Zoning

November 29, 2021

On November 9, the City of Toronto became the first municipality in Ontario to adopt inclusionary zoning, which is a policy that requires large developments in certain areas to set aside a… Read More

 

Help Make the Season Kind

November 25, 2021

CBC Toronto Sounds of the Season: Running until December 31. Join CBC Toronto for a month-long celebration of community and kindness in support of food banks across… Read More

 

Who’s Hungry 2021 - From Crisis to Resilience: A City’s Call to Action 

November 15, 2021

In partnership, Daily Bread Food Bank and North York Harvest Food Bank have released Who’s Hungry 2021. This year’s report is a call to action from a city in crisis, and explores ways… Read More

 

Daily Bread Food Bank Founder, Sister Marie Tremblay Has Passed Away at the Age of 99. She Leaves a Powerful Legacy in the City of Toronto.

November 5, 2021

With deep sadness, the volunteers and staff at Daily Bread Food Bank mourn the passing of the organization’s founder, Sister Marie Tremblay. Sister Marie was a member of the Sisters… Read More

 

A Path to Affordable Housing in Toronto

October 29, 2021

On October 28, Daily Bread’s CEO Neil Hetherington made a deputation at the City of Toronto’s Planning and Housing Committee in support of Inclusionary Zoning, a new policy that would require large developments in strong… Read More

 

Daily Bread Petition to Cut Poverty in Half by 2030 collects 27,646 Signatures

October 4, 2021

Right now, more than four million people are experiencing food insecurity in Canada. At any given time, one in eight households are unable to access enough food to meet their needs because they… Read More

 

Reliable, Affordable and Accessible Public Transit for All

September 28, 2021

Public transit is a vital part of any world class city and Toronto is no exception. Reliable, affordable, accessible transit is essential, yet Toronto has among the highest paid transit fares in North America.    A… Read More

Watch the All-Candidates Etobicoke - Lakeshore debate

September 9, 2021

Watch the all-candidates September 9 debate. Indira Bains from the Conservative Party, Sasha Kane from the NDP, James Maloney from the Liberal Party, and Afam Elue from the Green Party… Read More

 

The 2030 Project: Daily Bread's new podcast!

September 9, 2021

What would it take to eliminate poverty in Canada by 2030? Hosted by radio personality Dave Trafford, The 2030 Project: Ending Poverty in Canada will feature elected officials, individuals with lived experience,… Read More