• Great Big lineup for this year’s Holiday Train

    The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stop in Hamilton On Saturday, Nov 30 to raise awareness and donations for Hamilton Food Share.

  • Food Banks Canada welcomes Ontario’s new tax credit for farmers who donate to food banks

    TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ – Yesterday, Bill 36 – The Local Food Act, 2013, received unanimous support at third reading in Ontario’s legislature. The Local Food Act enshrines into law a new tax credit for farmers who donate food to local food banks. The bill creates a non-refundable tax credit worth 25% of the […]

  • 800,000 Canadians still relying on food banks

    The number of Canadians using food banks has fallen off slightly but still remains near record highs almost four years after the end of the economic recession. The annual study by Food Banks Canada shows that more than 833,000 people relied on food handouts during one snapshot month earlier this year, compared with 872,379 the […]