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December 10, 2021Awareness

Tips for Budget-Friendly Grocery Shopping

The Canadian Food Price Report, released December 9, suggest that retail food price inflation is likely to rise to five or six per cent in the near term, driven primarily by strong demand colliding with these supply chain constraints which include rising energy costs, transportation and labour shortages.

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November 12, 2021Awareness, Food & Recipes

Supporting Individuals Following a Diabetic Diet

According to Diabetes Canada, 29% of Canadians have diabetes or pre-diabetes, a condition that makes you more susceptible to developing diabetes. Last year in Waterloo Region, 665 households that accessed emergency food assistance, requested foods for a diabetic diet. Nutrition plays a crucial role in helping to manage and possibly prevent diabetes

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November 5, 2021Agencies

In Challenging Times, Connections Matter

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached Waterloo Region, Carizon and other community programs and agency partners - part of the Community Food Assistance Network - were supported to continue their emergency food programs and maintain an in-person connection with community members.

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