MARGINAL FOOD INSECURITY – Worry about running out of food and/or limit food selection because of lack of money for food.

MODERATE FOOD INSECURITY – Compromise in quality and/or quantity of food due to a lack of money for food.

SEVERE FOOD INSECURITY – Miss meals, reduce food intake and at the most extreme go day(s) without food.

Among the provinces and territories surveyed in 2014, there were no significant drops in food insecurity prevalence, and even indications of an upward trend in the already vulnerable North.