In Canada, consumer prices have been increasing, making it more and more difficult for families to make ends meet. In September, Statistics Canada released its latest Consumer Price Index (CPI), showing the fastest year over year increase since 2003. The price of food is one of the main components of the CPI that continues to […]
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While food insecurity was already a concern before COVID-19, since the pandemic these concerns have worsened, and many families are struggling. A study conducted by the University of British Columbia and the Canadian Mental Health Association has found that people worried about food supply are nearly twice as likely to experience worsened mental health compared […]
According to a report from Dalhousie’s Agri-Food Analytics Lab, and Caddle, food costs are rising. In particular, the cost of many staples such as meat and dairy have increased. Now more than ever, it is critical that food insecure children have access to Student Nutrition Programs. To read more about the report, click here: https://www.thestar.com/business/2021/09/29/rising-food-prices-see-canadians-put-less-meat-in-their-grocery-baskets.html […]