food bank

Jan 2, 2013

Poor People's Radio challenges CBC on Food Bank Day

About 80 low-income people gathered in the plaza outside CBC Vancouver last month. They set up a tent and ran a radio show outside the CBC during its annual fundraiser for the Food Bank.
Jan 5, 2012

The problem with charity

Every year in December the CBC holds an all-day fundraising event for the Food Bank. This year, poor people showed up in force at the event to share their thoughts on charity.
Jul 25, 2011

Is social assistance a 'poverty pariah'?

Nick Falvo
An article in NOW Magazine looks at social assistance in Ontario. The article is aptly entitled "Poverty pariah," in light of how apparently unpopular Ontario's welfare system has become.
Nov 18, 2009

Eliminating world hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme launched the Billion for a Billion campaign this week, urging the 1 billion people who use the Internet to help the billion who are hungry.
Nov 17, 2009

Who are the people in your neighbourhood?

Meagan Perry
In this episode of rabble radio Sachin Seth meets with volunteers at the Fort York Food Bank, an interview with Anne McNeil, a Buddhist nun, and Lynn Thompson catches up with musicians, Baka Beyond.


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