The organization that controls food banks Ontario, said that residents with full and part-time are increasingly turning for help to food banks.
Organization Feed Ontario argues that the number of food Bank users with jobs increased by 27 percent over the past three years.
This is all the conclusions from the report, which tracked data on the use among the 510,000 residents of Ontario who used a food Bank in the period April 2018 to March 2019.
Ontario Feed also claims that the conditions on the labour market of the province is so bad that workers find it hard to make ends meet.
The report States that unstable or short-term jobs often leave employees unable to pay for their basic needs from month to month.
The study also found that almost half of those who currently get minimum wage over the age of 25, with a third of them have higher education.
The report States that the situation is due to the government’s decision Doug Ford to freeze and not to raise the minimum wage. As a result, these initiatives provide income, which is well below the poverty line, recipients in Ontario works bring home just over $ 8,700 per year, and those who are on subsidies, needs to survive on $14,000 a year.
In General, according to the report, 71 percent of residents who use the food Bank, rely on social assistance or government benefits as their main source of income.
The study also says that a third of food Bank users are children under the age of 18 years, and the total number of visits increased by 4.2 percent compared to the previous year.