Aglukkaq defends food program as audit’s release looms

Nutrition North is the food subsidy for the Arctic, the government program that is supposed to help remote Nunavut communities.

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Nutrition North is the food subsidy for the Arctic, the government program that is supposed to help remote Nunavut communities.

A federal audit on the program is due before the end of the month. APTN’s Kent Driscoll caught up with Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq to discuss the state of the program.

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.

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