Monitoring Food Insecurity in Canada
UPDATED MAY 12, 2017: We have recently learned that Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Yukon opted out of food insecurity measurement in 2015 and 2016. The fact sheet has been updated to reflect this development.
Children in Food Insecure Households
The Impact of Food Insecurity on Health
Public Policy and Food Insecurity
Food Procurement, Food Skills & Food Insecurity
Listen to PROOF Principal Investigator, Valerie Tarasuk, discuss the findings and importance of this research.(5 minutes) [Download MP3]
For more information about this research, please see: Huisken, A., Orr, S. K., & Tarasuk, V. (2017). Adults’ food skills and use of gardens are not associated with household food insecurity in Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 107(6), e526-e532. [Abstract]
Food Insecurity and Social Assistance
Food Insecurity and Mental Health
Spending Patterns of Food Insecure Households
Listen to University of Toronto PhD candidate Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain discuss her publication on the spending patterns of food insecure households.
(4 minutes) [Download MP3]
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