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Food bank usage across Canada hit all-time high, nearly 1.5M visits in March: report

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There were nearly 1.5 million visits to food banks in March, Food Banks Canada says. The figure is 15 per cent higher than the number of visits in the same month last year. High inflation and low social assistance rates are cited as key factors in the rise.
Published 3 months ago · Ottawa, Canada

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