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Volunteer Ann Kendall checks on supplies at the County of Lamont Food Bank.

Food banks expect surge as pandemic’s impact takes a toll

Government support has greatly helped, but making ends meet is getting tougher for many families

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the pandemic grinds on, food banks in Alberta are expecting a sharp rise in people needing help. They’re already seeing it in Lamont. The food bank in the town of 1,800 normally assists six to eight people, and their families, a week, said Colette McBride, a volunteer and chair of the County of Lamont […] Read more