Meet Maria Rio, our new Director of Development and Communications

We’re thrilled to welcome Maria to The Stop’s leadership team! Maria comes to us from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, where she’s built momentum for its work defending the civil liberties, human rights, and democratic freedoms of all people across Canada. Maria will serve as The Stop’s Director of Development and Communications. She’s excited to […]

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Ontario’s stay-at-home order penalizes poverty

The Stop Community Food Centre is deeply concerned about key aspects of the provincial government’s latest COVID lockdown measures. As an organization that works with people experiencing poverty, food insecurity, and homelessness, we’ve long seen these communities be unfairly targeted with punitive measures during the pandemic, and unsupported when they seek necessities like food, shelter, […]

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