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Many in Toronto Facing Hunger
April 8, 2016 @ 5:50 AM by: Richard Steinecke

On April 7, 2016 the Toronto Star published an article entitled: Hunger an issue for one in eight Toronto region households, says new report. It can be found at:

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/04/07/hunger-a-problem-for-one-in-eight-people-in-toronto-census-metropolitan-area-says-new-report.html.

The article mentions that four out of five people who face food insecurity do not go to Food Banks for various reasons including pride and not being able to afford transportation to get there. The article said: “The study also found that, nationally, 61 per cent of households whose major source of income was social assistance were classified as food-insecure.” That statement is certainly borne out in the experience of Oasis.


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