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The importance of school breakfast programs

The importance of school breakfast programs

If accepting free food identified you as poor, especially in front of your classmates, would you take it? Not likely. This is why school nutrition programs are universal and offered to all students, regardless of their family’s income level. All school children, yes, probably yours too, enjoy a variety of healthy food from the four food groups in Canada’s Food ... Read More »

PoV: United Way isn’t the only way to give back

PoV: United Way isn't the only way to give back

We saw mixed reaction to news that the United Way’s new strategy would cut some local non-profits out of the funding mix. As word spread Thursday that the YMCA, Trent Valley Literacy Association, VON, Trent Child Care, Nursery Two, Kawartha Child Care Services, Kairos Non-Profit Homes, MS Society, Red Cross Peterborough, Down Syndrome Association and Schizophrenia Society were out, the ... Read More »