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Interfaith Food Bank says it's serving more children, and more single parent households than the national and provincial averages.

November 13, 2019

Food Banks Canada has released their Hunger Count 2019. It says that 34.1% of those relying on food banks nationally are children, when they only represent 19.4% of the population. Single parent households with children are particularly challenged to make ends meet…and locally, Interfaith Food Bank is serving more children and single parent households than the national and provincial averages.

It's called "contract cheating" or outsourcing to online providers where a student can basically hire someone to write a paper or do an assignment for them. Sarah Eaton is an expert in academic integrity from the University of Calgary and she says students as young as grade 6 are being targeted for this. Here are some ways parents can help get their kids through school with integrity. 

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