Nunavut hardest-hit by food insecurity: StatsCan

CTV News

March 25, 2015

When it comes to buying the variety and quantity of food they need, Nunavut residents have it harder than anyone else in the country.

According to a new report from Statistics Canada, Nunavut has the highest rate of food insecurity: 36.7 per cent.

That number is more than four times the Canadian average of 8.3 per cent, according to the StatsCan numbers recorded from 2007 to 2012.

Food insecurity means being unable to afford the proper quantity and variety of foods required to eat healthy.

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