Resources & Publications about Household Food Insecurity in Canada

PROOF aims to make food insecurity research more easily and widely accessible. We’ve produced a variety of resources to support research, evidence-based policy making, and advocacy.

Status Reports

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  • Household Food Insecurity, 2021 cover

    August 16, 2022

    Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2021

  • Household Food Insecurity in Canada 2017-2018 Cover

    March 12, 2020

    Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2017-2018

  • 2015-2016 Graphic Series Preview Cover

    December 28, 2018

    Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2015-16 – Graphic Series

  • Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2014

    April 5, 2016

    Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2014

Fact Sheets

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  • Cover page for Food insecurity: A problem of inadequate income, not solved by food

    October 13, 2022

    Food insecurity: A problem of inadequate income, not solved by food

  • Provincial Policy Levers to Reduce Household Food Insecurity

    May 27, 2021

    Provincial Policy Levers to Reduce Household Food Insecurity

  • Relationship Between Food Banks and Food Insecurity in Canada

    November 14, 2019

    Relationship Between Food Banks and Food Insecurity in Canada

  • The Spending Patterns of Food Insecure Households

    May 18, 2018

    The Spending Patterns of Food Insecure Households

Webinars

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  • September 29, 2022

    Household Food Insecurity in Canada in 2021 Webinar

  • "What The Food ?!" The State of Household Food Insecurity

    June 15, 2022

    “What The Food ?!” The State of Household Food Insecurity

  • Canadian Nutrition Society Series — Household Food Insecurity in Canada

    February 10, 2022

    Canadian Nutrition Society Series — Household Food Insecurity in Canada

Other Reports & Multimedia

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  • Photo of report, Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2021

    August 22, 2022

    Video: Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2021

  • The Minimum Wage: A Powerful Tool to Reduce Food Insecurity

    March 29, 2022

    The Minimum Wage: A Powerful Tool to Reduce Food Insecurity

  • CRDCN Research-Policy Snapshots

    March 17, 2022

    CRDCN Research-Policy Snapshots

Research Publications

PROOF’s research continues to advance understanding of food insecurity in Canada. This page lists research publications by PROOF investigators.

Commentary

This page features blog posts, summaries, op-eds, and other contributions written by PROOF investigators and staff.

In the Media

This page highlights a selection of media coverage on PROOF’s research and reporting of national food insecurity statistics.

Measurement Guide

The guide covers how food insecurity is measured in Canada and how to access, interpret, and report on this data in accurate and meaningful ways.

Government Publications

Statistics Canada data doesn’t fully reflect food insecurity among Indigenous communities. This page highlights efforts to collect data on this issue.

Indigenous Food Insecurity

This page highlights government publications on topics related to food insecurity in Canada.