Human Environments Avalysis Laboratory

HEAL News

CTV News: Kristian Larsen and Jason Gilliland

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Research on supermarket accessibility in London, ON, indicates that big-box stores are pushing smaller, inner-city markets out of business. This creates a so-called "food desert", where low-income, inner-city dwellers find themselves with little access to fresh, healthy foods. [read more].

This study was also reported in the Montreal Gazette and the National Post.