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Local resources

Household Food Insecurity is Rooted in Poverty. Medical Officer of Health column, Nov 30, 2016

The Cost of Healthy Eating: Poverty and Household Food Insecurity

Report: Low Income and Its Impact on Health in Simcoe Muskoka (2015).

Household Food Insecurity in Simcoe and Muskoka – Health Stats

Provincial resources

A Basic Income Could Lift Canadians out of Food Poverty  Blog Post, December 2016.  Ontario Association of Food Banks.

OSNPPH (Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health) Position Statement on Responses to Food Insecurity

National resources

5 Things Canadians Need to Know About Food Insecurity. PROOF. Published on January 14, 2016.

Executive Summary, Addressing Household Food Insecurity in Canada: Position Statement and Recommendations. Dietitians of Canada. March 2016.

Household Food Insecurity in Canada, 2014. PROOF, published April 2016.

Basic Income Can Reduce Food Insecurity and Improve Health   PROOF, University of Toronto, Nov 2016

Hunger Count 2016. Food Banks Canada.

Food Insecurity in Poor Canadian Seniors is Greatly Reduced When Guaranteed Annual Income Kicks In PROOF, University of Toronto, Sept 2016

PROOF Food Insecurity Fact Sheets

- Monitoring Food Insecurity in Canada

- Children in Food Insecure Households

- The Impact of Food Insecurity on Health

- Public Policy and Food Insecurity

Canada’s Food Price Report 2017, Dalhousie University

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