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About 5.8 million Canadians, including 1.4 million children, lived in food-insecure households in 2021, according to a report done by the University of Toronto. 

“We’ve seen no palpable improvement in food insecurity for low-income households in Canada,” said U of T nutritional sciences professor Valerie Tarasuk in a press release. 

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Jonathan Bradley is a Reporter for the Western Standard & Alberta Report. Bradley has contributed stories to the National Post, True North, and Canadaland. He obtained a master's degree in media production at Toronto Metropolitan University.

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(2) comments

karen.selick

Is there an official, objective definition of “food insecurity”?

d_carroll50

Wait till they ban fertilizer and watch those numbers skyrocket. The federal government is trying to cause a famine.

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