Ontario Federation of Labour

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Food banks assisting different clientele

The director of the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto says the face of hunger in Toronto is changing. Gail Nyberg, executive director of the food bank, says more of her clients are newly arrived immigrants who came to Toronto hoping to gain employment. Instead, they are struggling to find work and relying on the food bank’s support to make ends meet.

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Ontario teachers rally against McGuinty budget plans

An elementary teacher in the Ontario system fears for the future of her career and for her students’ education. The Ontario Federation of Labour staged a protest, yesterday, at Queen’s Park. About 1,000 protesters representing about 90 different groups, participated in the rally, and marched through downtown Toronto.