According to Food Banks Canada’s annual HungerCount report that was released Thursday morning, more than 116,300 Albertans visited a food bank in March 2021. That reflects a 30 percent increase from previous years. Executive Director with the Interfaith Food Bank, Danielle McIntyre says, increased demand, plus rising costs due to inflation created by pandemic-related spending are creating a perfect storm of overwhelming demand on food banks.
Naveen came to Lethbridge in 2018 with experience in broadcast spanning over 20 years. In Winnipeg, he produced two factual entertainment shows for Shaw and Bell MTS prior to his move to Southern Alberta where he quickly ventured out into the world of journalism at Bridge City News. Naveen has a passion for producing thought-provoking and informative news pieces that answer questions we all have in the back of our minds.