Affordable Cost of Living

Food Security

You may have recently read in the news about Walmart throwing out perfectly good/edible food because they couldn't sell it... or some other reason that doesn't make sense. Laws should force companies, farmers, or anyone creating and/or distributing food, to prevent food waste. These "near due dates" foods should be sent to food banks, instead of being thrown away. Or, to find a way to have them create pickup times at ...more »

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Affordable Cost of Living

Show HST on Grocery Shelves

Currently, the government does not charge the HST on basic groceries - meat, dairy, fruits, and vegetables - but does on things like snack foods and prepared foods that are not necessarily as healthy for you. The reason for this is to encourage healthier diet choices. My suggestion is that the HST for all food products at grocery or similar stores should be included in the price, rather than just applied at the cash ...more »

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