NAN Responds to NDP Proposal for Flawed Nutrition North Food Subsidy Program

April 2, 2015 (NAN News Release) Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic released the following statement in response to a proposal announced by the New Democratic Party regarding the flawed Nutrition North food subsidy program… See full release here  

Nutritious meals program needed

September 4, 2013 (Wawataynews.ca) Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic is calling for the federal government to support the Conference Board of Canada’s recommendation for a nutritious meals program in all schools… See full story here

NAN receives healthy provincial grant

August 8, 2013 (Wawataynews.ca) Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s strategy for improving food initiatives across the region will receive a considerable grant from Ontario’s Trillium Foundation… See full story here

Food insecurity and high healthcare costs go hand in hand

August 11, 2015 (Reuters Health) – People with severe food insecurity, who struggle the most to put food on the table, have healthcare costs more than twice as high as people who are food secure, according to a new Canadian study.… See full story…