Research and Publications


Request Support Form

Do you have a project idea? Are you looking for collaborators? Need support developing a funding application? Fill out the Research Support Request Tool. The New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network will review the request and provide support tailored to your needs.

NBSPRN offers the following support services:

  • Capacity Building Workshops
  • Community Forums/Consultations
  • Information Sessions
  • Networking Events
  • Research/Grant Proposal Support
  • Matching collaborators
  • Connecting with government
  • Connecting with researchers
  • Connecting with community organizations

NBSPRN and the Government of New Brunswick have developed a list of potential policy research priorities. If your research project relates to any of the priority areas identified in “GNB Priorities Document”, please consider looking into the opportunity for collaboration with GNB.

You may also call or email our network’s coordinator:

(506) 459-7773 ext 207


Report Title SourceYear Published/ReleasedGeographical Area of FocusLanguage
Local Food and Beverages Strategy screen-shot-2016-10-30-at-2-56-32-pmDepartment of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Government of New Brunswick2016New BrunswickEnglish and French
Evaluating Outcomes Of Community Food Actions: A GuideCDPAC2013CanadaEnglish and French
Hunger Count 2013Food Banks of Canada2013CanadaEnglish and French
A Snapshot of Women and Poverty in New Brunswick in 2014New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice Inc.2014New BrunswickEnglish and French
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations2013GlobalEnglish and French and numerous others
Enough for All
Household Food Security in Canada
Conference Board of Canada2013CanadaEnglish
State of the Child ReportNew Brunswick Office of the Child and Youth Advocate2013New BrunswickEnglish and French
Measuring the Food Environment in CanadaHealth Canada2013CanadaEnglish and French
Municipal food policy entrepreneurs: A preliminary analysis of how Canadian cities and regional districts are involved in food system changeToronto Food Policy Council, Vancouver Food Policy Council, CAPI2013CanadaEnglish and French
Fertile Ground: Sowing the seeds of change in Canada's food systemCommunity Foundations of Canada2013CanadaEnglish and French
An Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food SystemAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada2016CanadaEnglish and French
Canada’s Organic Market National HighlightsCanada Organic Trade Association2013CanadaEnglish
Household Food Insecurity in Canada: OverviewHealth CanadaVariableCanadaEnglish and French
Models and Best Practices for Building Sustainable Food Systems in Ontario and BeyondOntario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs2013Ontario and CanadaEnglish
Crisis on Tap: Seeking Solutions for Safe Water for Indigenous PeoplesUniversity of Victoria2011CanadaEnglish
Cross-country Comparisons of Agricultural ProductivityRural Industries Research and Development Corporation2013Canada and other countriesEnglish
The GMO Emperor has no clothesDr. Vandana Shiva et al , Centre for Food Safety2011GlobalEnglish
Is Nova Scotia Eating LocalEcology Action Centre2010Nova ScotiaEnglish
Retail Food Sector Report - CanadaUSDA2012CanadaEnglish
Study of Canadian Attitudes Towards Food and Farming 2012Farm and Food Care Ontario2012CanadaEnglish
Working With GrocersHealth Canada2013CanadaEnglish and French
An Inventory And Analysis Of Sustainable Food System Projects Implemented At Canadian UniversitiesRyerson University2012CanadaEnglish
Health inequalities and the social determinants of Aboriginal peoples' healthThe National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health2009CanadaEnglish and French
Reducing the Risk Addressing the Environmental Impacts of the Food System.Conference Board of Canada2013CanadaEnglish
Liberalization’s Last Frontier Canada’s Food Trade.Conference Board of Canada2013CanadaEnglish
Fast and Fresh A Recipe for Canada’s Food Supply Chains.Conference Board of Canada2013CanadaEnglish
Seeds for Success: Enhancing Canada’s Farming EnterprisesConference Board of Canada2013CanadaEnglish
What’s to Eat? Improving Food Literacy in CanadaConference Board of Canada2013CanadaEnglish - full report, French summary
Household Food Insecurity in Canada 2012PROOF2013CanadaEnglish
Maritimes Region Lobster Economic UpdateFisheries and Oceans Canada2013MaritimesEnglish
Prince Edward Island Pilot Food Costing Project ReportUniversity of Prince Edward Island et le PEI Food Security Network2013Prince Edward IslandEnglish
Community Food System AssessmentProvincial Health Services Authority (BC)2009English
Nourishing Food Nourishing Knowledge Report Nov 2014Graphic Recording 2Elsipogtog First Nation; Canadian Feed the Children - New Brunswick Coordinator2014Elsipogtog First Nation, New BrunswickEnglish
The Impact of New Brunswick's 2009-2014 Economic and Social Inclusion PlanNB_Canada_Spot_ColourEconomic and Social Inclusion Corporation2009-2014New BrunswickEnglish