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Minister LeBlanc says feds looking at ‘all options’ to cut food cost in the North

By Jolson Lim      

Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc cautions that private-sector options to get food up north faster, like Amazon, are limited in scope.

Intergovernmental and North Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc is pictured being sworn in at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on July 18 when he was moved into his current role after a mid-summer shuffle. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says the federal government is exploring different options to improve access to local “country” foods in the North, as work on redesigning the Nutrition North food subsidy program continues.

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