Additional $100 million for food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Ottawa is increasing its pandemic aid for food banks. 

$100 million will be added to the Emergency Food Security Fund so that food banks can keep offering food for Canadians struggling during the pandemic. 

On Thursday, Trudeau explained that as Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, food banks will be under a lot of pressure to feed those that cannot afford food during the pandemic.

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