New Canadians & Food Insecurity

The news is dominated by the story of the 25 000 new Syrian neighbours we expect to welcome in Canada over the next few months.  Refugees and new immigrants often experience a hunger and food insecurity in their first months in a new country for a number of complex reasons*: New immigrants often rely onContinue reading “New Canadians & Food Insecurity”

Dementia & Community Food Programs

Written by Farzana Latif & Karen Giesbrecht You are what you eat – good nutrition contributes to healthy brain development & functioning. According to some estimates, 1 out of every 3 people reading this will develop some form of dementia in their golden years. As memory and strength begin to fade, individuals with a good supportContinue reading “Dementia & Community Food Programs”