Wednesday February 11, 2015

Help hungry people by closing the food bank

Walmart stores on P.E.I. started offering a full range of groceries last week.
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Since they first started to appear 35 years ago, food banks have become woven into Canada's social safety net. But a group in Ontario says it has a better way to help people in need: shut down the food banks, and put the buying power in the pockets of their clients instead. Operation Sharing's John Klein-Geltink joins us to explain.