Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Hunger Challenges and Solutions North of the Border

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Canada has similar challenges as the U.S. when it comes to hunger and food insecurity. This post has a few tweets on those challenges and some solutions at the provincial level.

 Check out this tweet from Canada Without Poverty (@CWP_CSP)
And the Ontario Association of Food Banks (@OAFB) addresses a recent decision from the provincial government
In British Columbia, First Call BC (@FirstCallBC reports on the positive effects of a ban on junk food in schools

In Quebec, Barb Burt (@hibarb7) links to a report about a program for grocery stores in the province to send their excess food to food banks in the province

Back in British Columbia, Food Banks BC (@RealFoodBanksBC) and BCWildfireHelp (@bcwildfirehelp) report on efforts to assist evacuees escaping wildfires that have threaten communities in the province this summer.

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