Biting back against ‘greedflation’
About 5.8 million people across the country suffered food insecurity in 2021, and the situation has worsened since.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, left, and Loblaw Companies President Galen Weston, pictured March 8, at the House Agriculture Committee meeting. Rates of food-specific inflation have not only been more than a full percentage point higher for most of the 12 months between February 2022 and January 2023, writes NDP MP Alistair MacGregor. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade