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Inter-Provincial Survey: From Food Access, Concerns and Perceptions During the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020

Inter-Provincial Survey: From Food Access, Concerns and Perceptions During the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020

Grocery Aisle. Photo Source: Getty Images (#155096238)The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems has partnered with universities across Canada to conduct a survey on food access, concerns and food system perceptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The survey aims to advance our understanding of food access, purchasing and consumption behavior, as well as the food-related perceptions and concerns of Canadian consumers during the pandemic. We hope to provide evidence of the impacts of a pandemic, from a consumer’s perspective, on one of the basic human needs - food. This study will contribute to the on-going discussion on the importance and urgency of transitioning into a more reliable and resilient regional food system. 

The survey can be completed in approximately 15 minutes. No personal information will be collected and all responses will be anonymous. This study is hosted by Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Ethics approval has been granted by the Research Ethics Board (reb@kpu.ca; 604-599-3163).


To take the survey, click the link corresponding to your region (if available).

British Columbia - Take the Survey

Alberta - Take the Survey

Ontario - Take the Survey

Quebec - Take the Survey (EN)

Québec - Répondre à la questionnaire (FR)

Atlantic Canada - Take the Survey (EN) (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador) la Nouvelle-Écosse

Le Canada atlantique - Répondre à la questionnaire (FR) (le Nouveau-Brunswick, la Nouvelle-Écosse, l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard, et Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador)

Lead Researchers & Institutions:
British Columbia: The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Alberta: Dr. Mary Beckie at the University of Alberta, in partnership with the ISFS
Ontario: Dr. Irena Knezevic at Carleton University, in partnership with the ISFS
Quebec: Dr. Daiva Nielsen at McGill University, in partnership with the ISFS
Atlantic Canada: Dr. Catherine Mah at The Dalhousie University Food Policy Lab, in partnership with the ISFS

 

This project is supported by VanCity Credit Union.

VanCity Credit Union