Nunavut - Foodbanks and food

People in Canada’s northern territories continue to be troubled by food prices that are dramatically inflated relative to other parts of the country. Statistics Canada data from 2009, the last year...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Indigenous, Inuit, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
Seven in 10 Inuit preschoolers in Nunavut live in homes without enough to eat. Median income for non-aboriginals in Nunavut is $86,600 a year; for the Inuit, it is $19,900. Despite chronic poverty...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Government Policy, Indigenous, Nunavut
The Feeding My Family group has been working to bring awareness to the fact that the high cost of food is preventing many Northerners from living healthy, happy and productive lives. From Northern...
Keywords: Family, food security, Foodbanks and Food, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec, Yukon
Winter 2010/2011 brought extreme environmental conditions throughout the Canadian Arctic. This slideshow site uses images and text to show the results of a project that determines whether these...
Keywords: food security, Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, north, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
Nutrition North Canada is a subsidy program run by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada meant to lower the price of healthy perishable foods for Canadians living in remote Northern areas. Nutrition...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
There were twice as many people using Iqualuit's food bank in the last year than in previous years. Food bank administrators are worried that they won't have enough food, if this many people continue...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Nunavut