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USDA estimates 21 million kids will get summer food benefits through new program in 2024

USDA estimates 21 million kids will get summer food benefits through new program in 2024

Nearly 21 million children in the U.S. and its territories are expected to receive food benefits this summer through a newly permanent federal program, the United States Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday. Thirty-five states, all five U.S.
New Korean barbecue restaurant coming to Burnaby-Coquitlam border

New Korean barbecue restaurant coming to Burnaby-Coquitlam border

Burnaby will welcome Stone Korean BBQ this summer.
Add a cheery splash to Dry January with colorful Hibiscus Mocktails

Add a cheery splash to Dry January with colorful Hibiscus Mocktails

Is there anything more festive than a red drink? I think not. And just because the holidays are over, that doesn’t mean we can’t keep looking for little celebratory moments.
Canned chickpeas - and their liquid - create an elegant, garlicky soup

Canned chickpeas - and their liquid - create an elegant, garlicky soup

Though we often prefer the flavor and texture of dried beans, canned beans have a leg up besides convenience — the super-starchy liquid in which the beans are packed is like an ingredient itself.
'Prominent' person in B.C. wine industry under investigation for sex assault: RCMP

'Prominent' person in B.C. wine industry under investigation for sex assault: RCMP

OLIVER, B.C. — Police in Oliver, B.C., say they're investigating a "prominent member" of the province's wine industry for an alleged sexual assault on a Mexican migrant worker.
California restaurant's comeback shows how outdated, false Asian stereotype of dog-eating persists

California restaurant's comeback shows how outdated, false Asian stereotype of dog-eating persists

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — David Rasavong’s cultural pride is evident all throughout his restaurant. It’s on the wall of family portraits and where a stunning mural depicts his family’s journey from Laos to California.
Ontario woman files proposed class-action lawsuit over salmonella-tainted cantaloupes

Ontario woman files proposed class-action lawsuit over salmonella-tainted cantaloupes

An Ontario woman who became ill after eating cantaloupe is the lead plaintiff in a second proposed class-action lawsuit filed over cantaloupe-linked salmonella infections across the country.
Beloved Paul's Sub Shop in Burnaby closes 'with a heavy heart'

Beloved Paul's Sub Shop in Burnaby closes 'with a heavy heart'

Paul's Sub Shop has closed.
For the new year, Shanghai-style noodles and greens augur tastiness -- and prosperity?

For the new year, Shanghai-style noodles and greens augur tastiness -- and prosperity?

Around the world people prepare special foods for the new year to symbolize luck or wealth, often drawing on traditions that date back centuries.
Challenging month for Canadian food banks amid holidays, rising demand

Challenging month for Canadian food banks amid holidays, rising demand

MONTREAL — Increasing demand for food assistance this year, coupled with a regular spike in users during the holiday season, has strained Canadian food banks this month, the directors of multiple Canadian food bank associations say.