Right now, Canada has the 10th-highest GDP in the world. Yet, one in every eight families nationwide struggles to put food on the table, and food bank usage across the country continues to rise.
Something must be done about poverty and food insecurity in Canada.
Thousands of people taking to the streets for the Global Climate Strike helped make the environment a policy issue for every major party. Poverty can also become a more significant issue if people took to the streets with Chew On This!, Canada’s largest anti-poverty advocacy campaign.