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Who is vulnerable to household food insecurity and what does this mean for policy and practice? PROOF and CDPAC

April 13, 2017

1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Please join PROOF and CDPAC for a second webinar on household food insecurity. In case you missed it, check out Part 1 of this 2-part series at 


In this webinar, we will delve into the question of what drives vulnerability to household food insecurity in Canada. Drawing on the wealth of Canadian data collected during more than a decade of food insecurity monitoring, we will examine the social and economic circumstances of food insecure households and look at what has been found to underpin changes in household food insecurity status over time. We will also discuss the relationship between food insecurity and health, considering the evidence of a bidirectional relationship for some conditions. The interpretation of these findings by Dietitians of Canada in their recent Position Statement and Recommendations - Addressing Household Food Insecurity in Canada will also be shared as a platform for policy and practice recommendations.

  • Valerie Tarasuk, PhD, Professor, University of Toronto and PROOF principal investigator
  • Lynn McIntyre, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, FCAHS, Professor Emerita, University of Calgary and PROOF investigator
  • Pat Vanderkooy, MSc, RD, Public Affairs Manager, Dietitians of Canada

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