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Almost half of Nunavut homes battle food insecurity, survey shows

Close to half of Nunavut households categorized themselves as moderately or severely food insecure in a national survey, according to Statistic Canada data released on Tuesday. While 50.6 per cent of Nunavut respondents to the...

Tootoo wants inquiry into Nutrition North, calling it ‘the Phoenix Food Program’

Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo called for an inquiry into the Nutrition North Canada retailer subsidy program during question period in Ottawa June 11. "Since it launched in 2011, successive governments have spent over half a...

Cambridge Bay soup kitchen idea met with ‘overwhelming’ support

Just a day after sharing her idea on social media to start a soup kitchen, Michelle Hovak Laserich (Gillis) had an army of almost 200 volunteers behind her. "The support has been overwhelming," she said...

Sheutiapik: Communities split $200,000 in food security contributions from GN yearly

After announcing a $100,000 food security donation from the Government of Greenland to Iqaluit on Thursday, Minister Elisapee Sheutiapik, who's responsible for poverty reduction, was asked to share the wealth. "Can we make sure that...