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A Look at Food Skills in Canada

This fact sheet provides an overview of the state of food skills in Canada. It focuses on planning, transference of skills, knowledge, mechanical cooking skills and food conceptualisation skills.

Evidence presented in the fact sheet is summarized from two food skills modules (questionnaires) on Statistics Canada’s Canadian Community Health Survey – Annual Component (CCHS). Both modules were developed jointly by Health Canada and Statistics Canada. This fact sheet is also available in French.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2015

Author

Health Canada

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Community-at-large, Home

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Food Literacy

Language

English

Jurisdiction

National

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