Aglukkaq's Nutrition North Comment Criticized As 'Dangerous Political Thinking'

Huffington Post Canada

ZI-ANN LUM: Months after Auditor General Michael Ferguson lacerated the federal government’s inadequate oversight of Nutrition North, a Conservative cabinet minister reiterated it’s up to retailers to make sure food subsidies are passed on to shoppers.

“At the end of the day, the retailers have to ensure that the federal subsidy is being passed on to the consumers,” Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq told APTN Newsat an Economic Club of Canada luncheon on Feb. 3.

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