PROOF Administrator

  • Commentary

    A decade of proof on how to tackle food insecurity in Canada

    Read our new op-ed in The Hill Times on what our decade of research on food insecurity tells us about the solutions needed to address this problem.

    December 28, 2021

  • Commentary | Story

    A look back at 10 years of PROOF

    PROOF started in 2011 through a CIHR Programmatic Grant to identify viable and effective policy interventions to reduce household food insecurity in Canada.

    December 15, 2021

  • Research | Story

    Research highlights worsened food insecurity in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Our new study comparing food insecurity in Newfoundland and Labrador between 2011-2012 and 2017-2018 found that food insecurity had gotten worse.

    December 10, 2021

  • Commentary

    Food drives are not the answer to poverty and hunger

    PROOF principal investigator, Dr. Valerie Tarasuk, recently co-authored a Toronto Star op-ed with Dr. Elaine Power and Paul Taylor of FoodShare Toronto.

    December 6, 2021

  • Commentary | Research | Story

    When it comes to tackling food insecurity, tackling anti-Black racism is an important part of the puzzle

    We’ve known for a while that Black households in Canada are more likely to be food insecure, but little has been done to better understand this disparity.

    October 26, 2021

  • Resource | Story

    Healthy Cities in the SDG Era Podcast: Zero Hunger

    Dr. Valerie Tarasuk, spoke with host Dr. Erica Di Ruggiero about food insecurity in Canada in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

    September 8, 2021

  • Resource

    PROOF discusses food insecurity in Canada on Rights Not Charity Podcast

    Dr. Valerie Tarasuk, recently discussed food insecurity in Canada with the Global Solidarity Alliance for Food, Health and Social Justice.

    August 26, 2021

  • Commentary

    The Guardian Op-ed – P.E.I. made history by setting a timeline for eliminating food insecurity: Here’s how they can achieve it.

    In this op-ed, we discuss the significance of the food insecurity reduction targets set by the new Poverty Elimination Strategy Act in PEI.

    June 23, 2021

  • Research | Resource

    New Research & Fact Sheet – Provincial Policy Levers to Reduce Household Food Insecurity

    This fact sheet and video summarizes the findings from a new study looking at the roles of provincial policy and economic environment on food insecurity.

    May 27, 2021

  • Resource

    How to tackle food insecurity in Canada

    Our new whiteboard animation look at what’s needed to tackle household food insecurity in Canada and evidence for dedicated income-based responses.

    May 12, 2021