Daily Bread Blog - Research and Advocacy

Webinar – From Crisis to Resilience: A City’s Call to Action

November 29, 2021

Daily Bread Food Bank in partnership with North York Harvest, released the annual Who’s Hungry report, profiling hunger in Toronto and exploring the concept of resiliency.   This year, there… Read More

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Ontario’s Rental Increase Freeze is Ending – How Will it Impact Tenants?

October 27, 2021

We are facing a housing crisis in Toronto. The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario found that 46% of all renters in Ontario live in the Toronto area and these households need to earn $24 an hour to… 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

 

Daily Bread Receives Community Fund Grant from Airbnb and GlobalGiving

August 5, 2021

Airbnb believes in sharing their successes, especially with the communities that Airbnb Hosts, call home. That’s why they created the Community Fund, to distribute $100 million over 10 years to organizations that are strengthening communities… Read More

 

Child Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation

August 5, 2021

Before COVID-19, one in four children accessing food banks went hungry according to their guardian. During the pandemic, this number increased to one in three. School closures also meant that many young people were unable to access nutrition programs for the entire… Read More