Changes in accessibility to emergency and community food services during COVID-19 and implications for low income populations in Hamilton, Ontario Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • In this paper we analyze the changes in accessibility to emergency and community food services before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in the City of Hamilton, Ontario. Many of these food services are the last line of support for households facing food insecurity; as such, their relevance cannot be ignored in the midst of the economic upheaval caused by the pandemic. Our analysis is based on the application of balanced floating catchment areas and concentrates on households with lower incomes (

publication date

  • December 2021