COVID‑19 Well Being

New report suggests 42.3% of Canadians have gained extra weight unintentionally during pandemic

HALIFAX, NS. (April 27, 2021) – The Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University, in partnership with Caddle, is releasing a new report on wellness and stress management. This survey’s intent was to measure how the pandemic has affected Canadians’ health and food habits, and how well they have been coping with stress generated by the public health crisis.

Media contact:

Sylvain Charlebois, Scientific Director, Agri-Food Analytics Lab
Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University
902-222-4142 (cell)

Janet Music, Research Program Coordinator
Agri-Food Analytics Lab
Faculty of Management, Dalhousie University

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