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HEAL Award Winner Tackling Food Insecurity in Rural Ontario

HEAL Award Winner Tackling Food Insecurity in Rural Ontario

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Research Assistant Angela Piaskoski who received a Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Angela’s MSc research, under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland in the Department of Geography, will examine the role that Geography plays in rural food security. Her research will investigate perceptions of food security […]

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Retail Food Environments in Recreation Settings

Ellen Gregg, RD, Region of Waterloo, presents Addressing the Retail Food Environment in Recreation Settings in Southwestern Ontario. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation. Audio only:

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HEAL helps Huron County understand food needs

Geography Professor Jason Gilliland and his team from the Human Environments Analysis Lab (HEAL) are collaborating with the Huron County Food Bank Distribution Centre and the Huron County Health Unit to better understand the problem of food insecurity in rural Huron County.  The HEAL team, which also included Geography MSc student Angela Piaskoski and HEAL […]

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