Can Canadian Seniors on Public Pensions Afford a Nutritious Diet?
R. J. Green, P. L. Williams, C. S. Johnson & I. Blum published in Canadian Journal on Aging, 2008, 27 (1): 69-79.
This study examined whether Canada’s Public Pensions provided adequate income in Nova Scotia in 2006 to provide a basic nutritious diet. This was done through the development of four household affordability scenarios. Results showed that certain households lacked the necessary funds for a nutritious diet.