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Alberta to give $10M to provinical food banks amid increased demand

After Danielle Smith announced plans to invest in provincial food banks during her public broadcast on Tuesday, the UCP government released more details on its plans Wednesday morning.

The province says it will provide $10 million over the span of two years to food banks, with the first $5 million being distributed in the coming weeks and the second $5 million for use in 2022-23. 

In addition to the $10 million, the province says it is also working to raise community awareness and involvement for food banks and other civil services, by granting an additional $10 million over two years in matching funds to Alberta food banks, charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations. 

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