Daily Bread Blog - Right-to-Food

Is the Social Safety Net Being Outsourced to Food Banks?

May 9, 2023

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… Read More


Daily Bread CEO Testifies at Senate About Canada Disability Benefit 

April 28, 2023

On April 27, Neil Hetherington, CEO, Daily Bread Food Bank, testified to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology about Bill C-22, the legislation to establish the… Read More


Food or Medication: A Choice Some Must Make

April 6, 2023

We recently sounded the alarm that Toronto food banks saw nearly 270,000 client visits in March, an astonishing number that’s about four times pre-pandemic averages. With… Read More


CRISIS: Food Bank Client Visits Quadruple Since COVID-19 Pandemic

April 5, 2023

There is a food insecurity crisis in Toronto. With record-high rates of inflation, rising rents, and stagnating incomes, Torontonians are struggling more and more to put food on the table. Read More


Daily Bread Food Bank Sees Close to 270,000 Client Visits in March - the Highest in 40-Year History

April 4, 2023

Daily Bread Food Bank sees close to 270,000 visits in the month of March – the highest in 40-year history. Read More


Daily Bread CEO Testifies About Food Inflation at House of Commons Standing Committee

March 23, 2023

On March 20, Neil Hetherington, CEO of the Daily Bread Food Bank testified to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food on food inflation and its impact… Read More


How Much Does It Cost to Eat Nutritiously?

March 7, 2023

Food is a human right, but nutritious food, can be expensive, and depending on household composition and income sources, the cost of eating nutritious food varies from one household to… Read More


The Truth Behind These 3 Food Bank Myths

February 7, 2023

Food is a human right, and no one should face barriers to accessing the food they need. At Daily Bread Food Bank, we believe that every person should be able… Read More


A Wider Variety of Healthy Proteins for our Clients

December 12, 2022

Food is a human right, and no one should go hungry or face barriers in accessing the food they need. With the impact of inflation and constantly rising food prices,… Read More