Congratulations to FoodARC Dietetic intern and Applied Human Nutrition MSc student Ksenia Kholina for being awarded the prestigious Quest Award from the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation! NSHRF The Quest – John Ruedy Award is presented annually to the graduate student researcher who demonstrates the greatest promise and potential for excellence in health research. Ksenia was chosen from among applicants …

Ksenia Kholina, FoodARC intern, received NSHRF Quest Award for greatest promise for health research in the province Read more »

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FoodARC’s Director, Dr. Patty Williams recently received funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a new research project called Dismantling stigma: Exploring experiences of and views on food insecurity, social exclusion, and shame among women through participatory action research. Department of Applied Human Nutrition – Insight Grant Recipient ($76,784) This project will explore the everyday experiences …

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Do you find that the terminology sometimes gets confusing? Do you know what is the difference between food security and food justice? What about food sovereignty? To help you navigate the terminology, FoodARC, in collaboration with Ecology Action Centre, developed a quick reference list with some common terms related to our work. You can view the complete quick reference information …

Dig in! – Some Common Food Terms (in collaboration with EAC) Read more »

On June 6th, 2018 Ksenia Kholina, FoodARC’s Summer 2018 dietetic intern, attended Promoting Healthy Weights in Children, childhood obesity-focused conference in Moncton, NB. Ksenia found the approach taken to be all-encompassing and well-rounded, therefore, she wanted to share some of the points relevant to FoodARC’s work. First of all, Dr. Sara Kirk (Dalhousie University) presented the findings from the Children …

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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 Public Health Agency of Canada and the Pan-Canadian Public Health Network (PHN) in collaboration with Statistics Canada, the Canadian Institute …

Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait Read more »

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 international perspective, as well as the path towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The first webinar is on June 5th, …

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