Food Bank

A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)

New blend by West Coast Seeds to bloom in Dr. Bonnie Henry’s name

Cosmo blend designed to attract bees, and marketed with tagline ‘Bee Calm, Bee Kind, Bee Safe’

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday October 8, 2020 in Ottawa. Trudeau will announce today more federal funding for food banks across Canada to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau to announce more federal funding for food banks during pandemic

Back in April, the federal government gave $100 million to national, regional and local organizations

 

(The Canadian Press)

Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

The funds won’t address the entirety of the problem facing farmers

 

Chair of the Clearwater and District Food Bank, Harry James, receives a donation from Dynamic Reforestation president, Miles Sanoy. Dynamic Reforestation has tree planting camps in the area and plans to put a total of 19 million trees in the ground this year. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

Clearwater food bank receives donation from tree planting group

Dynamic Reforestation out of Williams Lake donated $1,400 in light of International Hunger Day

Chair of the Clearwater and District Food Bank, Harry James, receives a donation from Dynamic Reforestation president, Miles Sanoy. Dynamic Reforestation has tree planting camps in the area and plans to put a total of 19 million trees in the ground this year. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
(L-r) Clearwater and District Food Bank workes Pearl McAloney, secretary, Linda Selbee, treasurer, John McFarland, volunteer, Susan McFarland, acting operations manager and Harry James, chair, stand in front of a stocked shelf on Jan. 21 2019. James said volunteers and community donations have helped the organization meet the needs of its clients in this time of turmoil. File photo

Food bank doing well thanks to volunteers and donations

Chair applauds staff for stepping up in time of turmoil

(L-r) Clearwater and District Food Bank workes Pearl McAloney, secretary, Linda Selbee, treasurer, John McFarland, volunteer, Susan McFarland, acting operations manager and Harry James, chair, stand in front of a stocked shelf on Jan. 21 2019. James said volunteers and community donations have helped the organization meet the needs of its clients in this time of turmoil. File photo
Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)

Contest calls on B.C. families to share ‘kitchen hack’ for chance at winning $1,000

Better Together BC launched contest to raise funds with B.C. dairy farmers for Food Banks BC

Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)
Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble

‘Stronger Together’ special raises over $6 million for Food Banks Canada

The 90-minute special on Sunday night featured a number of A-list performers and celebrities

Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble
The Clearwater and District Food Bank has seen an increase in usage during the month of March and is having a difficult time finding fresh vegetables and produce, all of which are basics the group uses to provide to those in need (L-r) Pearl McAloney, secretary, Linda Selbee, treasurer, John McFarland, volunteer, Susan McFarland, acting operations manager and Harry James, chair. File photo

Clearwater food bank sees increase in usage

Food bank has hard time finding fresh vegetables and other basics provided to those in need

The Clearwater and District Food Bank has seen an increase in usage during the month of March and is having a difficult time finding fresh vegetables and produce, all of which are basics the group uses to provide to those in need (L-r) Pearl McAloney, secretary, Linda Selbee, treasurer, John McFarland, volunteer, Susan McFarland, acting operations manager and Harry James, chair. File photo
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Fusing food and wine with spectacular lake views

  • May 24, 2019
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine