“The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger.” ― Fidel CastroCanada is one of the richest nations on the planet, a country where the poor deserve the protection and assistance of the federal government and provincial governments. But the federal government and its provincial political bureaus are hiding the truth of the poverty that exist in this country, the lack of food in the poor households is evident, the necessity of public housing is a priority for people with low wages and homeless people, subsidize public transportation is a necessity for seniors and students. The media with their slogans, serving the communities are helping the federal government conceal the poverty that affects tens of thousands of people in our communities. Hunger and malnutrition severely intensifies daily in this country in children, single mothers, elderly, homeless people, injured workers, and poor families. The Canadian Calamities are proving to the world that: the social programs that this country makes propaganda, boasts to possess for the protection of the poor and unemployed these are of little benefit. Bolivarian Revolucion! The Revolucion for the Poor!!
Where are hiding the homeless and mentally ill people; Mr. Prime Minister of Canada?
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food has criticized Canada's government over the issue of "food insecurity and malnutrition."
Olivier De Schutter criticized the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper for scrapping a 35-year-old long-form census that makes it more difficult to identify and address the problem of hunger in Canada.
"First, in order to effectively combat hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition, it is necessary to have a comprehensive understanding of who is hungry, food-insecure and malnourished," De Schutter stated in a report that contains his observations regarding Canada's policies on hunger.
The UN official will present his observations at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday.
De Schutter also called on the Canadian government to create a national food strategy to help the growing number of vulnerable groups, including indigenous people and those on social assistance.
A significant number of Canadians are living on welfare and do not receive adequate food due to the increased cost of housing, the UN official said.
The report also criticized Canada for not fulfilling its obligations under international conventions such as the right to food, which is a derivation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
"The special rapporteur is concerned about the growing gap between Canada's international human rights commitments and their implementation domestically," the