Hunting for solutions to the Nunavut food-cost crisis


JOSHUA DAVIDSON:In late 2014, Nunavut's supermarket's prices spiked, garnering national attention for the fifth time since 2013. 

Photos of sky high price tags, buoyed by the Feeding My Family Facebook campaign, surged across social networks and were shared widely.

Campaigns such as Helping our Northern Neighbours emerged in reply, and crowd-funded donations ballooned across the country in step with the stark real-time diaries of the daily struggle to afford basic goods in Nunavut. 

"There seems to be a lot more understanding of what is happening in the North," says Leesee Papatsie, founder of Feeding My Family.

Papatsie has been a prominent face in the everyday fight to feed families, a tireless advocate of policy reform and corporate responsibility

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