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Food, glorious food! In all its forms of consumerism, is food insecurity real?

Posted on January 16, 2020

Food insecurity in the North is a multifaceted problem. Northerners rely on a mix of traditional or wild food and market food, and both harvesting and food shipping costs are extremely high. Canada’s efforts to provide Northerners in isolated communities with improved access is failing to lower the cost of perishable and nutritious food in northern communities by providing northern retailers with a subsidy on a select list of foods.

 

Read more in the latest edition of Northern Routes.