When considering communities experiencing food insecurity, Ontario’s Regional Municipality of York may not immediately come to mind. However, while some of the cities and towns in York Region may be considered prosperous, small pockets of rising affluence are concealing areas of deepening poverty. In a study conducted in 2015, 169,000 residents in York Region were living on a low income.
For more information on food scarcity and the reasons behind it in Ontario, see Feed Ontario’s 2022 Hunger Report.
Feed Ontario 2022 Report
For more information on food scarcity and hunger facts in Canada, read Food Bank Canada’s 2022 Hunger Count Report.
Food Bank Canada 2022 Report
For more information on food insecurity in York Region, read the Food Bank of York Region’s 2021 Report on Hunger in York Region.
Food Bank of York Region's 2021 Report