PROOF News & Stories

The latest updates from our research on effective policy interventions to reduce household food insecurity in Canada.

  • Announcement

    Insécurité Alimentaire des Ménages au Canada, 2021

    En 2021, 15,9 % des ménages dans les dix provinces ont connu un certain niveau d’insécurité alimentaire dans les 12 mois précédents. Cela représente 5,8 millions de personnes, dont presque 1,4 million d’enfants de moins de 18 ans qui vivent dans des ménages en situation d’insécurité alimentaire.

    September 22, 2022

  • Commentary | Research | Resource | Story

    New report finds persistently high rates of food insecurity, policy action on inadequate income needed

    We recently released our latest report on household food insecurity in Canada. In 2021, 15.9% of households in the ten provinces were food-insecure. Learn more about it here.

    August 16, 2022

  • Resource

    AHS review and recommendations on food insecurity screening

    Alberta Health Services (AHS) has recently published an extensive review of the literature on food insecurity screening in healthcare settings.

    July 21, 2022

  • Announcement

    PROOF’s new look

    We are excited to share our website’s new design and changes to make the findings of our research more accessible and impactful for informing policy action.

    July 19, 2022

  • Resource

    Newfoundland & Labrador Minimum Wage Review Submission

    Food First NL and PROOF have co-authored a submission to the 2022 Newfoundland and Labrador Minimum Wage Review Committee.

    March 29, 2022

  • Resource

    PROOF research featured in inaugural CRDCN research-policy snapshots

    PROOF provided 4 snapshots showcasing policy relevant research enabled by data access through the Canadian Research Data Centre Network.

    March 17, 2022

  • Commentary | Story

    What does record inflation mean for household food insecurity in Canada?

    If nothing is done to increase the incomes of vulnerable households in line with inflation, we can expect to see food insecurity worsen.

    March 16, 2022

  • Announcement

    Upcoming Canadian Nutrition Society webinar series

    Please join us for a 2-part webinar series on household food insecurity in Canada, hosted by the Canadian Nutrition Society on February 10th and 17th.

    February 5, 2022

  • Announcement

    Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Household Food Insecurity and Public Policy

    PROOF invites applications for two (2) post-doctoral fellowships to join our research program studying policy interventions to household food insecurity in Canada.

    January 24, 2022

  • Story

    New food insecurity data for 2018/2019 from Statistics Canada

    Statistics Canada’s new report marks the release of new data on food insecurity — the first from Canadian Income Survey (CIS).

    January 7, 2022