Ottawa’s Nutrition North program facing mounting criticism

Nutrition North replaced the Food Mail subsidy this year.

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Nutrition North replaced the Food Mail subsidy this year.

It was supposed to lower grocery bills for those living in remote northern communities.

But residents are saying that simply isn’t happening.

A board chosen to provide the federal government with advice on the new program got an earful last night in Iqaluit.

APTN National News reporter Kent Driscoll has this story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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