The Impact of Poverty and Food Insecurity in Toronto
Over a million visits to GTA food banks this year
North York Harvest Food Bank, in partnership with Community Share Food Bank, would like to invite you to an interdisciplinary panel discussion on the impact of poverty and food insecurity in Toronto based on the latest findings in the annual Who’s Hungry Report, a collaborative research project among Toronto Daily Bread, North York Harvest and The Mississauga Food Bank.
When: Wednesday November 6, 2019
Doors open at 6:30pm with refreshments
Presentations begin at 7pm
Where: Better Living, 1 Overland Drive, North York
Free parking available
TTC routes include: 162 Lawrence-Donway, 54 Lawrence Avenue East, 25 Don Mills
RSVP: Kindly RSVP by October 27, 2019
This event is free. Cash or food donations are welcome.
As the Executive Director of North York Harvest Food Bank, Ryan brings a passion for food security and a rich experience in organizational growth and change management. Ryan will be discussing the results of the latest Who’s Hungry Report, and how policies can help ensure people meet their food needs.
Dr. Greiver is a family physician and primary care researcher at the University of Toronto. As Director, she oversees the Electronic Medical Record data system as well as clinical research activities for UTOPIAN, the University of Toronto Practice Based Research Network (PBRN), which includes over 1,400 family physicians and is the largest PBRN in Canada. Dr. Greiver will be discussing how the UTOPIAN EMR data can help people living in difficult circumstances.
Tai Huynh is editor-in-chief of The Local, an independent magazine exploring urban health and social issues in Toronto. He’s also creative director at UHN OpenLab, a design and innovation studio dedicated to a human-centred approach for advancing health and its social determinants. He’s a co-founder of Choosing Wisely Canada, and previously held senior positions at the Ministry of Health and in consulting. Tai will be discussing the structural issues shaping the health of neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area.