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Saskatchewan NDP calls for plan to reduce child hunger, cites high food bank use

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

SASKATOON - Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili says the provincial government isn't doing enough to combat child hunger and child poverty.
A Food Banks Canada report for 2018 shows that Saskatchewan had the highest rate of children using food banks in the country.
The report says 43.5 per cent of individuals who used food banks in the province were children compared with the national average of 35.2 per cent.
Meili says the province should come up with a plan to deal with the problem.
He says Saskatchewan is the only province without a poverty reduction strategy.
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