After a 15-year decline in the number of undernourished people from 2000 to 2015, there was a spike in 2016 to 815 million, largely because of conflict and climate-related shocks.
Canada has committed to spending at least $250-million per year for food assistance, as part of the portfolio controlled by International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
This year’s federal budget increased the baseline for humanitarian assistance to $738-million per year.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.