Food Security

“Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.”

World Food Summit, 1996.

What you will find

These resources provide Canadian information to help you plan programs that improve access to nutritious food. For more information, please visit the Best Practices section for interventions related to food security.

Data

A first step to planning a program or policy change is to understand the issue of food security:

Canadian Data

Aboriginal Data

Health Canada

Statistics Canada

Provincial/Territorial Data

Atlantic

British Columbia

Nunavut

Quebec

Saskatchewan

International Data

Government Strategies (Frameworks, Action Plans, etc)

Canadian Strategies

Provincial/Territorial Strategies

Some provincial/territorial and international strategies on healthy eating also include information on food security.

British Columbia

Manitoba

Nunavut

Yukon

International Strategies

Guidance

Canadian Guidance

Provincial/Territorial Guidance

British Columbia

Ontario

International Guidance

Systematic Reviews of the Research

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