Increased Funding for Nutrition North Canada Program


Food and Drug Law
Food and Drug Regulatory LawIn the recently released 2016 budget, the Canadian federal government announced additional funding for Nutrition North Canada. With a promised total of $64.5 million over the next five years, Nutrition North Canada will help alleviate the high cost of food in many of Canada’s northern communities, and specifically will subsidize the cost of fresh, perishable foods in those communities. Nutrition North Canada has also been tasked with developing education initiatives to promote healthy dieting habits in northern communities. 

The full announcement is available here.   

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