Food security in the North

Programs to improve food security through subsidies, emergency funding, infrastructure and capacity building.

Services and information

Nutrition North Canada

A program that helps make nutritious food and some essential items more affordable and accessible in isolated communities.

Indigenous Community Support Fund

Offers funding that can be used to address food insecurity in Indigenous communities affected by COVID-19.

Emergency Food Security Fund

Helps local food organizations purchase food and necessities and distribute them to Canadians in need due to COVID-19.

Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative

Helps Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs participate in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector.

AgriDiversity Program

Builds capacity for Indigenous peoples participating in the agri-sector by addressing key issues and barriers often faced by sector participants.

Local Food Infrastructure Fund

Helps community-based, not-for-profit organizations improve their food systems through investments in infrastructure.

Indigenous Pathfinder service

Advice, information and support to start or expand activities in the agriculture and agri-food sector.

Emergency On-Farm Support Fund

Funding to improve health and safety on farms and in employee living quarters to prevent and respond to the spread of COVID-19.

Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Programs that help generate economic growth in the agricultural sector.


A northern moment

Minister Vandal chats with community members in Arviat about the Young Hunters Program.

Protecting our nature

Finding new ways to protect our lands, waters and wildlife.

Health Canada's healthy eating strategy

Helping make the make the healthier choice the easier choice for Canadians.

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