Food Banks Canada is sounding an alarm that drastic measures are needed as soon as possible so that people — including many New Brunswickers — can afford to eat.
“It’s a frightening picture,” said Richard Matern, the group’s director of research and author of its annual Hunger Count report.
The latest version shows almost 2 million Canadians used a food bank last March.
That was up 32 per cent from the previous March and 79 per cent since March of 2019, said Mattern.
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