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Nutrition North subsidy rises for non-perishable goods

The often criticized Nutrition North program has added an additional $1 per kilogram subsidy for non-perishable goods such as macaroni, flour, butter and diapers transported by sealift. That means a 10-kilogram bag of flour will...

Greenland donates $100,000 toward food security in Iqaluit in wake of last year’s Northmart...

The Government of Greenland has donated $100,000 to help improve food security in Iqaluit, a move prompted by media coverage following last November’s Northmart warehouse fire. Following the Northmart warehouse fire last November, the Government...

Food prices in Clyde River motivate brothers to open grocery store

Martin Kigutaq wants to make a difference for his family and his community. To that end, over the past year, he’s transformed old shipping containers into the Baffin General Store or, as the community affectionately...

Food insecurity in Nunavut rose 13.5 per cent during transition to Nutrition North, according...

Food insecurity in Nunavut’s 10 largest communities rose by 13.5 per cent during the transition to Nutrition North Canada, which offers subsidies to retailers, from the Food Mail Program, which offered subsidies for shipping...