Children in need

In Canada one in 10 families with children under age six cannot meet the basic food requirements

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney recently stated that Canada contributes “billions” of dollars to the United Nations, much of it to be used to feed hungry children abroad.

The United Nations recently released a report indicating that in Canada one in 10 families with children under age six cannot meet the basic food requirements. There are 100,000 Canadian families in this category and over 900,000 Canadian families are using food bank resources because of their inability to afford basic necessities, through no fault of their own.

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Patrick MacDonald

 

Penticton