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NUNAVUT Rates of Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity: Noun – the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

%

of the Territory's children live in food insecure households (1)

%

of Inuit preSchool children live in food insecure homes (2)

%

of severely food insecure children regularly skip meals (2)

“Rates in the north suggest a state of Emergency”

– Valerie Tarasuk,
(PROOF Principal Investigator and nutritional sciences professor at U of T’s Faculty of Medicine)

Household Food Insecurity at Record High in the North

Household Food Insecurity at Record High in the North

Nunavut continues to have the highest rate of food insecurity in Canada with 60% of the territory’s children living in food insecure households. “The rates in the North suggest a state of emergency” – Valerie Tarasuk – Principal Investigator and nutritional sciences professor at U of T.

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