Internal Aboriginal Affairs study calls for increased Nutrition North funding

APTN NEWS: The federal government needs to invest more money into its Northern food subsidy program, according to an internal Aboriginal Affairs study.

The study of the Nutrition North food subsidy program for isolated Northern communities was commissioned in 2012 and posted on the federal Aboriginal Affairs department’s website last week. 

The study found that with population levels rising at an increased pace and country food consumption dropping, the pressures on the Nutrition North program will continue to increase.


Read the origninal article here.

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