Facts About Food Insecurity in Thunder Bay

1 in 7 households
in the Thunder Bay District are food insecure and not able to access healthy food.

on average,
8,392 households
received social assistance each month in Thunder Bay in 2020.

of Canadian households that are food insecure have income from employment, yet they are still unable to afford enough food.

A family of 4 needs to use 35% of their social assistance income to eat healthy, compared to only 11% for  a family of 4 with a median Ontario income.