Food for Thought Blog
Living has never been more expensive in Waterloo Region and across Canada
In this months op-ed, Kim Wilhelm, acting CEO of The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, discusses the pressures people in Waterloo Region and even across the country are feeling. The country’s inflation rate hit a 31-year high earlier this year, meaning we’re paying more for everything from gas to housing to food. In Waterloo Region, and across Canada, people need to choose between paying rent or buying food. These difficult decisions are reflected in the number of new households accessing services and supports at The Food Bank of Waterloo Region.