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$20 ground beef? Northern Ontario First Nations spend more than 50% of income on food

First Nations families living in remote parts of northern Ontario are spending more than half of their income on food in order to meet basic nutritional needs, according to a new report by Food Secure Canada. 411 more words

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How to eat healthy as fresh produce prices soar

Feel like it’s too expensive to eat healthy? You’re not alone.

The price of celery climbed by 69 per cent in the last year. With soaring inflation rates, grapefruits are now 28 per cent more expensive, onions are 19 per cent pricier and staples like lettuce and apples now cost about 17 per cent more. 1,035 more words

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Peer Pressure: We want a healthy school food program

We have invited guest blogger, Niki Black, to share some of the pressing food issues highlighted in the Eat Think Vote campaign, led by Food Secure Canada and others across Canada, in advance of the federal election on October 19, 2015. 674 more words
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