OTTAWA—On any given day, thousands of people line up to use food banks across the country. One in six of those seeking food in this way actually have jobs. More than one-third of people helped are children. In all, nearly a million people are turning to food banks in Canada each month. The number shot up during the 2009 recession and has been at record levels ever since. After a lost decade under Stephen Harper, it’s time the
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