Do Canadians Have a Right to Adequate Food?

McKay-Panos, Linda
May 2012
LawNow;May/Jun2012, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p9
The article discusses the issue concerning food insecurity experienced by significant numbers of people in Canada. It mentions that 961,000 households in the country, representing 1.92 million adults and children aged 12 to 17 have encountered this problem. It notes that food insecurity has physical and mental health implications for children as youth hunger is often associated with chronic conditions, asthma, and poor general health.


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