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Saskatoon’s Rotary Community Garden raises funds, food for those experiencing homelessness – Saskatoon

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Saskatoon community garden is emphasizing the importance of affordable, local food while raising money and food for those experiencing homelessness. The Rotary Community Garden is being held at a Season Starter Social on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with …

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Mobile pet food bank making paw-sitive impact in Winnipeg – Winnipeg

A group of good Samaritans in Winnipeg are trying to help shoulder-high costs of living, by feeding residents’ furry friends. Friday morning, dozens of people lined up by Bear Clan Patrol headquarters on Selkirk Avenue, waiting to get free bags and boxes of pet food. Angela Klassen, the Bear Clan’s …

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Sask. man grows produce due to worries about worsening food quality, inflation

Dean Sopher says he’s pessimistic about the world’s future. It’s why he bought land near Saskatoon and built his own homestead, growing crops and raising livestock to meet his family’s needs. 1:52 How one Sask. farmer grows tropical fruits in the middle of winter But Sopher isn’t gardening typical Prairie …

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Canadian food banks are on the brink: ‘This is not a sustainable situation’

Food banks in Canada are being pushed to the brink with high demand and donations not keeping pace. Experts say it’s unsustainable. The last four years have been financially tumultuous for Canadians. A global pandemic and rampant inflation have led to high grocery prices, with more and more people finding themselves …

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Manitoba Tories say premier’s promise to control food prices has rung hollow – Winnipeg

Manitoba’s Opposition Progressive Conservatives say the NDP government’s promise to crack down on rising grocery prices has proven to be an empty threat. Interim Tory leader Wayne Ewasko pointed to figures released this week by Statistics Canada that show food prices in Manitoba rose last month by 3.3 per cent …

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Tim Hortons pizza? Chain looks to break through in crowded food market – National

Tim Hortons executives and chefs have collectively eaten thousands of flatbread pizzas over the last several years. There were versions that were spicy, others that begged for flavoured oil to be added to the base and a slew designed to figure out which combination of cheeses would nail the “ooey …

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Food service strike: Air Canada, WestJet refine menus at Toronto Pearson

More than 800 workers responsible for providing food and beverages on flights leaving Toronto Pearson International Airport are on strike. The Gate Gourmet workers, an airline catering and logistics company, went on strike Tuesday after voting 96 per cent to reject a final offer from the company, Teamsters Local Union …

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Toronto Pearson flights could be without food, drink as strike looms

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Canadians leaving Toronto Pearson International Airport could soon be without food and beverage on their flight due to a potential strike. More than 800 workers at Gate Gourmet, an airline catering and logistics company, could go on strike as early as Tuesday, …

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‘Try to save’: Non-profits and food co-ops offer grocery deals, discounts

Many Canadians these days are looking for ways to save money on their groceries. In some cities, non-profits and food co-ops are giving people alternative options as they look to change their shopping habits and cut down on their bills. Here’s a look at what some organizations are doing: In …

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40% of Western University undergraduate students food insecure – London

The University Students’ Council (USC) food centre is reporting a 600% year-to-year increase in Western students requiring their assistance. The USC has been experiencing an increase in traffic at the food banks as inflation continues, but the food centre is struggling to keep up with the demand. It is estimated …

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