In the media
In an op-ed for the Globe and Mail this week, our CEO Nick Saul writes that there is no good reason working people should come home to empty fridges each night — and that those vying for our votes in this federal election campaign need to know that we expect better.
"There’s no mystery to creating equity, inclusion and food security in our country.
Substantive, long-term solutions come in the form of progressive income policies and social programs.
Increases to the Canada child benefit have reduced severe food insecurity in families with children by a whopping 30 per cent. The Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) for seniors reduces the risk of food insecurity in this population by a full 50 per cent. It’s not rocket science – income matters."
Read more on the Globe and Mail’s website