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Food Prices Are Out of Control in Northern Canada

April 11, 2016

VICE | Apr. 8, 2016

A new study released by the University of Toronto funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research confirms the problem is getting worse. “Food insecurity was most prevalent in Canada’s North, especially Nunavut, and the Maritimes in 2014. In Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, the prevalence rose to the highest levels observed since monitoring began in 2005 — 46.8 percent and 24.1 percent [of the population] respectively.” Read more.