Farm market moving into food-scarce Halifax neighbourhood

After the setbacks, the Noggins Corner store hopes to open this week near the Dalhousie campus A pedestrian passes the new Noggins Corner store location at the corner of Coburg and Seymour on December 5, 2021. Abby McLeod By Abby McLeod December 6, 2021, 4:31 pm ASTLast Updated: December 6, 2021, 4:50 pm A robbery … Read more

Need for Christmas donations greater than before, say Salvation Army, Central Okanagan Food Bank – Okanagan

With Christmas just around the corner, some residents of the region displaced by the floods are faced with the possibility of spending the holidays away from home. “We anticipate, based on the trajectories that are being predicted, that there will still be some displaced families during the holidays,” said Westside Salvation Army Lt. Jennifer Henson. … Read more

Nearly 600,000 people accessed Ontario food banks in a year: report

TORONTO – Use of food banks in Ontario increased 10 percent in the first year of the pandemic to the highest levels since the recession, according to a new report. Nearly 600,000 people made more than 3.6 million visits to food banks in Ontario between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021, according to an … Read more

Why Canada’s food inflation may get worse before it gets better – National

When it comes to food prices, Canadians can have an expensive winter. Canada’s inflation rate hit 4.7 percent in October, the fastest rate increase in nearly 19 years. Food inflation for the month stood at 3.8 percent, but as the growing season ends in Canada and the United States for many types of fresh produce, … Read more