Kathleen Wynne pledged that if elected, she would become the “social justice premier.” But Ontarians surviving on low incomes are still going hungry, writes Desmond Cole.

“Social assistance is simply too low,” says Mike Balkwill … He points out that half of the people on welfare or disability supports rely on food banks. “People are being as generous as they can be,” Balkwill says, “but the government is relying on the goodwill and generosity of volunteers to do what the government needs to do.”