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Bank Statements: Canada I and Toks Bakinson

bank statements: And we also get items from the store salt, sugar, flour - what we call the basic items, explained Toks Bakinson with the Muslim Families Network Society, according to CTV. The MFSN puts on the event several times a year, saying there is a need among the Muslim community to access Halal food and basic household items, especially by people who've just moved to Canada I would say 75 percent are new Canadians, Toks said. We get donations from the community, they bring in clothes. We also have people who are low income. Bakinson says in order to receive the goods, people need to provide bank statements showing they are eligible. Everyone is welcome. ( As reported in the news.