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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
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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
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
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
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
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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
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
Earlier this month, MLAs in PEI unanimously passed the first bill in Canada that sets explicit and binding targets for food insecurity reduction.
April 21, 2021
A basic income, not expanded food charity, is critical as the pandemic plunges more Canadians into deprivation.
May 2, 2020
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PROOF provides a long-awaited look into food insecurity in this country. Drawing on the 2017-18 CCHS, we found that 1 in 8 households were food insecure.
March 11, 2020
Household Food Insecurity in Canada
How many Canadians are affected by household food insecurity?
Who are most at risk of household food insecurity?
What are the implications of food insecurity for health and health care?
What can be done to reduce food insecurity in Canada?
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