Pan-Canadian Health Inequalities Reporting Initiative

Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait

The report on Key Health Inequalities in Canada has been publicly released on May 28th, 2018 and it is available here along with the executive summary, Health Inequalities Data Tool and the series of infographics. This report was developed by the


Free webinar series: Exploring Why Community-Based Research is an Important Mechanism for Societal Change

Community-Based Research Canada presents a free webinar series called “Exploring why community-based research is an important mechanism for societal change”. This series includes three parts that look into the impact of community-based research from different angles: the Canadian context, an


Notification of Thesis Defence at FoodARC

On May 30th, 2018 Felicia Newell will be defending her Master’s thesis at FoodARC. This event is open to the Mount community and the public. We will be glad to see you there!

Photo - Presenter Dr. Peter Andrée

Community-Campus Engagement Halifax Roundtable

On May 17th, 2018 FoodARC proudly hosted The Community-Campus Engagement Canada – Halifax Roundtable. The event was led by the principal investigator of The Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE) research project, Dr. Peter Andrée (Carleton University). CFICE is

Groceries and grocery list

Poverty in Nova Scotia

The following text is an excerpt from the article “Poverty in Nova Scotia — not in our name! Vince Calderhead on the budget and the election“. KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Last month’s Nova Scotia election budget found money to provide tax

The launch of the 2015 Participatory Food Costing report

Report Launch: Sharing back what we heard

A collaborative dialogue about possibilities for shifts in policy to support healthy, just, and sustainable food systems for all The launch of our 2015 Participatory Food Costing report was an engaging and interactive event where we shared our key research

Flyer invite to the March 2, 2017 FoodARC event

Can Nova Scotians Eat Healthy? Launch of the 2015 Report on Participatory Food Costing

On March 2nd, the Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC) shared its most recent report on whether Nova Scotians can afford to eat healthy at an event hosted at the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre. Since 2002, FoodARC and its partners

Report cover - Pathways to Healthy, Local and Sustainable Food in our Institutions: Harvest Report 2017

Pathways to Healthy, Local and Sustainable Food in our Institutions: Harvest Report 2017

Mount Saint Vincent University recently hosted a workshop connecting over 70 participants from various sectors across Nova Scotia, allowing them to share and learn from each others stories about the strategies and challenges they’ve faced in the journey of procuring

Poster - Pathways to Healthy, Local and Sustainable Food in our Institutions: An Interactive Workshop

Pathways to Healthy, Local and Sustainable Food in Our Institutions – An interactive workshop

Join us for this interactive workshop in which participants will share stories, strategies, challenges and practical advice on shifting institutional food practices, procurement and public dollars to focus on fresh, healthy, local and sustainable food. Date: Jan 11, 2017 10am


Paying for Nutrition: A Report on Food Costing in the North

“Paying for Nutrition: A Report on Food Costing in the North,” provides an analysis of food costing data in Northern Ontario, highlighting that one of the major factors contributing to food insecurity in northern First Nations populations is elevated cost


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