Report Highlights

  • 335,944 people were served by a food bank in Ontario in March 2016
  • Social assistance have remained stagnant over the last 20 years
    • 65% of food bank clients cited social assistance as their primary form of income
  • Meanwhile, the cost of living continues to grow
    • Between 2006-2016, hydro rates increased at a rate of 3.5 times inflation at peak hours