We’ve summarize the latest data on food insecurity in 2022 from Statistics Canada’s Canadian Income Survey. In 2022, 6.9 million Canadians, including almost 1.8 million children, lived in a food-insecure household.
May 2, 2023
Job Posting: Part-time Research Analyst (Toronto)
We are hiring a part-time Research Analyst to support research on the economic predictors of food insecurity, using Statistics Canada population survey data at the downtown campus of the University of Toronto.
April 27, 2023
Announcement | Resource
PROOF and Campaign 2000 submits brief to Standing Committee on Health
This submission summarizes how the federal government could improve children’s health by increasing the amount that low-income families receive from the Canada Child Benefit.
December 6, 2022
Upcoming Webinar with Food Secure Canada – Sept 29, 2022
Join us for a discussion on the current state of food insecurity in Canada, who are most at risk, and the evidence-based policy interventions that reduce food insecurity by improving the financial resources of low-income households.
September 22, 2022
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
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
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
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
PROOF investigator appointed to Order of Canada
Congratulations to PROOF founding investigator Dr. Lynn McIntyre on her appointment to the Order of Canada!
November 30, 2020
Announcement | Story
Food insecurity featured in Canada’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy
Household food insecurity will be included as one of the indicators on the the federal Poverty Reduction Strategy’s online dashboard.