Reports & Backgrounders


    • A Predictable Emergency, September 2015: A backgrounder based on research The Stop conducted with graduate students from the University of Toronto in February 2015. We surveyed 211 people who use our Food Bank (14% of our total membership) to understand how much money they have to spend on food, and what they do once their three-day food hamper runs out.

The results speak to desperately low incomes and persistent food insecurity for people using food banks in Canada. Food insecurity happens because of a lack of adequate income, and hunger is normalized.