YWCA Peterborough Haliburton food security program gets funding boost

April 6, 2018 – Global News –

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is getting almost $400,000 over two years to address the issue of food insecurity in the region.

MPP Jeff Leal announced the funding Friday morning at the YWCA’s Simcoe St. office.

According to Peterborough Public Health, Peterborough has the highest rate of food insecurity in Canada. One in six residents, or 16 per cent of the region’s population struggles to put healthy food on the table. (Read more…)