Nunavut harvesters receive nearly $15 million for food security
Last updated 8/6/2020 at 12:59pm
IQALUIT, Nunavut-The federal government is giving Inuit in Canada over half of a $40-million grant for harvesters, and Nunavut Inuit will see the bulk of those funds.
To support food security through traditional harvesting, Inuit communities will get $28.5 million over the next five years through the federal Harvesters Support Grant. Of that, Nunavut Inuit are getting more than $14.8 million.
The Harvesters Support Grant, which is only available to communities that rely on air transportation for more than eight months every year, relies on a distinctions-based design to maximize Indigenou...