Aglukkaq says Northern retailers responsible for passing on food subsidy

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Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq says it’s the responsibility of the retailers to pass along the federal Nutrition North subsidy to people in the North.

The minister responsible for Nunavut made the comments at a celebration of the North in Ottawa Tuesday.

Nutrition North made headlines after an APTN investigation into food security in Nunavut showed people picking through the dump looking for food

Ottawa is now reviewing the program and one organization has specific ideas about what should be reviewed.

APTN’s Nigel Newlove has this story.

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