Quite an amazing statistic:
Advocates say* Toronto’s food insecurity has hit *“crisis levels”
The above highlights should be carefully considered when deciding whether or not to believe a "news story
I help a food bank here in the UK and find these figures astonishing, far higher than the figures I see here. However, I do live in a nice corner of England:
Nationally food bank usage is about 5% in Canada
The national average, for food bank usage, in Shiny-land is 1 in 7. The local metro Detroit “news” regularly whines about the pressure on local food banks.
What are the figures for London and Birmingham?
I am shocked. This news is true.
What is economically happening to Canada?
Are American factories going from Canada to Mexico?
Only thing I have found so far…
And on the noon metro Detroit “news” today, a piece about the huge lineup this morning, waiting for a semi full of free food from “Forgotten Harvest” to arrive.