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Food List – April 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021

The list of items eligible for the Nutrition North Canada subsidy was expanded to include all food, as well as most non-food items that were eligible under the Food Mail Program.

The list was expanded to help ensure a smooth transition to Nutrition North Canada and to allow for two more sealift and winter road cycles.

Please note that plain water, and hunting and fishing equipment are not included in the expanded list.

Food List – October 1, 2021

Northerners have said they want Nutrition North Canada to focus on nutritious, perishable foods. The October 2012 food list contains a broad range of foods that are typical of the northern diet, including country foods.

This list will be reviewed annually, always taking into account feedback from Northerners.



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