2018 to 2019: 4th quarter (January, February, and March 2019)

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Overview

Data by subsidy level

This chart shows what percentage of total payments split between the 4 different subsidy levels available between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019.

Percentage of total payments split between the 4 different subsidy levels
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The pie graph breaks down the total amount of subsidy spending between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019, by subsidy level, as follows:

  • High: 74%
  • Highest (Targeted): 18%
  • Low: 8%
  • Country Food: 0%

Data by product category

This table shows the amount of subsidy that was distributed by product category between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019, and the quantity of products that were subsidized during this period. Product categories are listed in descending order based on the amount of subsidy. The category that received the highest amount of subsidy is listed first, followed by the category that received the second highest amount of subsidy, and so on.

Numbers in the table are preliminary. Values are subject to change.

Product category Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) of food % total kg
Fruit and vegetables (fresh and frozen) 6,812,881 30.7% 2,241,020 29.0%
Milk (fresh, UHT and canned evaporated) 4,171,411 18.8% 1,264,196 16.3%
Meat, poultry and fish (fresh and frozen) 3,139,833 14.2% 1,106,400 14.3%
Bread and bread products, cereals, crackers, flour and plain fresh and frozen pasta. 2,465,822 11.1% 904,791 11.7%
Cheese, yogurt and other dairy products 1,844,023 8.3% 685,526 8.9%
Unsweetened juice 1,091,778 4.9% 443,473 5.7%
Eggs and egg substitutes 1,033,971 4.7% 379,360 4.9%
Combination foods (fresh and frozen) 592,201 2.7% 317,234 4.1%
Infant formula and foods prepared specifically for infants 519,197 2.3% 159,345 2.1%
Cooking oils, margarine, lard, shortening, butter, mayonnaise and salad dressing 381,179 1.7% 196,801 2.5%
Nuts, seeds, peanut butter and other nut butters, tofu and other meat alternatives 102,914 0.5% 32,550 0.4%
Non-prescription drugs 9,730 0% 5,980 0.1%
Eligible only for the community of Old Crow, Yukon and Churchill, Manitoba 3,301 0% 2,989 0%
Country Food 442 0% 516 0%
Summary 22,168,683 100% 7,740,181 100%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.

This chart shows what percentage of total subsidy payments was applied to specific product categories between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019. Because non-prescription drugs, country foods shipped from Northern plants, and personal hygiene products received less than 1% of the subsidy payments, these categories are not shown in the chart. The chart is based on data in the table above.

Percentage of total subsidy payments by category
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The pie graph breaks down the total amount of subsidy spending between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019, by categories of eligible products as follows:

  • perishable fruits and vegetables, including juice: 36%
  • milk and other perishable dairy products: 27%
  • perishable meat and alternatives: 19%
  • bread, cereal and other perishable grain products: 11%
  • perishable combination foods: 3%
  • infant formula and infant foods: 2%
  • margarine, oil and other fats: 2%
  • other:
    • non-prescription drugs: 0%
    • country food: 0%.
    • eligible only for the community of Old Crow,Yukon and Churchill,Manitoba: 0%

Data by province or territory and region

This table shows the amount of subsidy that was distributed by province or territory and region between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019, and the product quantities that were subsidized The province or territory are listed in descending order based on the amount of subsidy. Numbers in the table are preliminary and may not add up due to rounding. Values are subject to change.

Province or territory Region Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Nunavut Baffin 7,456,519 33.6% 1,814,961 23.4%
Kivalliq 2,335,491 10.5% 844,025 10.9%
Kitikmeot 1,386,950 6.3% 493,797 6.4%
Nunavut total 11,178,960 50.4% 3,152,783 40.7%
Quebec Nunavik (Northern Quebec) 4,474,464 20.2% 1,273,210 16.4%
Quebec North Shore 256,502 1.2% 103,645 1.3%
Québec total 4,730,966 21.3% 1,376,855 17.8%
Ontario Ontario total 2,510,192 11.3% 1,387,410 17.9%
Manitoba Manitoba total 2,053,760 9.3% 1,155,152 14.9%
Northwest Territories Sahtu 519,399 2.3% 189,911 2.5%
Beaufort-Delta 311,380 1.4% 72,077 0.9%
Great Slave Lake 174,072 0.8% 60,130 0.8%
Northwest Territories total 1,004,851 4.5% 322,118 4.2%
Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador total 395,069 1.8% 187,161 2.4%
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan total 122,758 0.6% 68,974 0.9%
Alberta Alberta total 121,348 0.5% 68,479 0.9%
Yukon Yukon total 50,779 0.2% 21,249 0.3%
Total 22,168,683 100% 7,740,181 100%

Quebec North Shore communities are eligible for a subsidy from Nutrition North Canada during the months when there is no marine service to these communities (generally from January to March).

Numbers in the table are preliminary and may not add up due to rounding. Values are subject to change.

This chart shows weight shipped and subsidy payments for each province and territory, split between the 4 subsidy levels available between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019. This graph is based on the table below.

Weight shipped and subsidy payments, for each province and territory, for each subsidy level
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The chart breaks down the total amount of subsidy spending and weight shipped between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019, by subsidy level and province/territory, as follows:

Subsidy ($) – province/territory High Highest Low Country food
Alberta 87,802.92 24,921.45 8,623.60  
Manitoba 1,437,501.46 468,255.00 147,670.70  
Newfoundland and Labrador 322,519.36 55,861.91 16,688.00  
Northwest Territories 755,405.39 185,411.73 64,033.79  
Nunavut 8,275,142.17 1,993,080.06 910,295.74 392.86
Ontario 1,726,994.74 588,720.73 194,476.60  
Quebec 3,648,769.71 629,355.84 452,840.64  
Saskatchewan 76,904.28 35,286.75 10,566.80  
Yukon 34,983.75 9,496.25 6,298.90  
Grand total 16,366,023.77 3,990,389.71 1,811,494.77 392.86
Weight (kg) - province/territory High Highest Low Country food
Alberta 48,779.40 11,076.20 8,623.60  
Manitoba 799,017.80 208,130.40 147,670.70  
Newfoundland and Labrador 150,151.40 20,321.20 16,688.00  
Northwest Territories 232,348.50 47,769.60 42,000.20  
Nunavut 2,268,691.10 448,350.40 435,224.80 491.90
Ontario 937,435.30 255,498.20 194,476.60  
Quebec 1,004,605.80 154,196.10 218,053.10  
Saskatchewan 42,724.60 15,683.00 10,566.80  
Yukon 12,275.00 2,675.00 6,298.90  
Grand total 5,496,028.90 1,163,700.10 1,079,602.70 491.90

Data by community

This table shows the amount of subsidy that was distributed by community between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 2019, and the product quantities that were subsidized during this period. Within a province or territory, communities are listed in alphabetic order. Numbers in the table are preliminary. Values are subject to change.

Nunavut
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Arctic Bay (Ikpiarjuk) 560,031 2.5% 64,280 0.8%
Arviat 403,830 1.8% 197,389 2.6%
Baker Lake (Qamani'tuuq) 578,546 2.6% 175,437 2.3%
Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq) 303,920 1.4% 161,824 2.1%
Cape Dorset (Kingait) 481,387 2.2% 103,748 1.3%
Chesterfield Inlet (Igluigaarjuk) 104,757 0.5% 32,807 0.4%
Clyde River (Kangiqtugaapik) 465,592 2.1% 69,889 0.9%
Coral Harbour (Salliq) 255,761 1.2% 60,983 0.8%
Gjoa Haven (Uqsuqtuuq) 333,031 1.5% 99,113 1.3%
Grise Fiord (Ausuiktuq) 241,458 1.1% 15,019 0.2%
Hall Beach (Sanirayak) 383,707 1.7% 67,927 0.9%
Igloolik 767,294 3.5% 134,755 1.7%
Iqaluit 2,281,280 10.3% 958,375 12.4%
Kimmirut 178,984 0.8% 32,412 0.4%
Kugaaruk 203,978 0.9% 51,432 0.7%
Kugluktuk 287,644 1.3% 111,663 1.4%
Naujaat (Repulse Bay) 298,157 1.3% 70,790 0.9%
Pangnirtung 481,925 2.2% 117,014 1.5%
Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik) 1,078,989 4.9% 131,049 1.7%
Qikiqtarjuaq 210,222 0.9% 43,737 0.6%
Rankin Inlet (Kangiqtiniq) 621,699 2.8% 280,214 3.6%
Resolute 220,937 1.0% 21,148 0.3%
Sanikiluaq 104,714 0.5% 55,609 0.7%
Taloyoak 258,377 1.2% 69,765 0.9%
Whale Cove (Tikirarjuaq) 72,740 0.3% 26,405 0.3%
Nunavut total 11,178,960 50.4% 3,152,783 40.7%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Quebec
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Akulivik 182,690 0.8% 40,882 0.5%
Aupaluk 76,968 0.3% 17,106 0.2%
Chevery 28,697 0.1% 11,541 0.1%
Harrington Harbour 19,623 0.1% 7,746 0.1%
Inukjuak 418,014 1.9% 149,257 1.9%
Ivujivik 152,267 0.7% 29,481 0.4%
Kangiqsualujjuaq 301,051 1.4% 71,024 0.9%
Kangiqsujuaq 308,030 1.4% 59,478 0.8%
Kangirsuk 206,196 0.9% 39,303 0.5%
Kuujjuaq 725,502 3.3% 274,105 3.5%
Kuujjuarapik 433,270 2.0% 195,396 2.5%
La Romaine (Gethsémani) 90,560 0.4% 35,159 0.5%
La Tabatière 22,352 0.1% 9,066 0.1%
Mutton Bay 2,472 0% 1,004 0%
Port-Menier 12,974 0.1% 6,915 0.1%
Puvirnituq 627,376 2.8% 165,396 2.1%
Quaqtaq 168,318 0.8% 31,118 0.4%
Saint-Augustin / Pakuashipi 65,807 0.3% 26,568 0.3%
Salluit 676,411 3.1% 136,032 1.8%
Tasiujaq 108,341 0.5% 26,197 0.3%
Tête-à-la-Baleine 14,017 0.1% 5,646 0.1%
Umiujaq 90,032 0.4% 38,435 0.5%
Quebec total 4,730,966 21.3% 1,376,855 17.8%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Ontario
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Attawapiskat 255,845 1.2% 146,036 1.9%
Bearskin Lake 70,687 0.3% 39,873 0.5%
Big Trout Lake 120,937 0.5% 67,422 0.9%
Cat Lake 88,278 0.4% 50,178 0.6%
Deer Lake 111,928 0.5% 62,714 0.8%
Eabamet Lake (Fort Hope) 76,207 0.3% 43,004 0.6%
Favourable Lake (Sandy Lake) 263,800 1.2% 147,040 1.9%
Fort Albany 93,902 0.4% 53,039 0.7%
Fort Severn 117,256 0.5% 44,010 0.6%
Kasabonika 141,903 0.6% 80,050 1.0%
Kashechewan 221,675 1.0% 128,064 1.7%
Keewaywin 50,866 0.2% 28,719 0.4%
Kingfisher Lake 74,231 0.3% 40,977 0.5%
Lansdowne House (Neskantaga) 33,886 0.2% 19,131 0.2%
Muskrat Dam 29,190 0.1% 16,849 0.2%
North Spirit Lake 26,564 0.1% 15,400 0.2%
Ogoki (Marten Falls) 1,043 0% 700 0%
Peawanuck (Weenusk) 53,434 0.2% 21,945 0.3%
Pikangikum 187,993 0.8% 106,500 1.4%
Poplar Hill 49,198 0.2% 27,429 0.4%
Sachigo Lake 76,344 0.3% 42,026 0.5%
Summer Beaver (Nibinamik) 33,310 0.2% 18,903 0.2%
Wapekeka (Angling Lake) 21,716 0.1% 12,275 0.2%
Weagamow Lake 101,923 0.5% 56,038 0.7%
Webequie 106,100 0.5% 60,677 0.8%
Wunnummin Lake 101,975 0.5% 58,411 0.8%
Ontario total 2,510,192 11.3% 1,387,410 17.9%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Manitoba
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Brochet 53,454 0.2% 29,755 0.4%
Churchill 7,151 0% 4,806 0.1%
Gods Lake Narrows 187,577 0.8% 104,589 1.4%
Gods River 71,985 0.3% 40,131 0.5%
Island Lake (Garden Hill) 340,783 1.5% 195,072 2.5%
Lac Brochet 91,354 0.4% 50,644 0.7%
Little Grand Rapids 82,653 0.4% 45,906 0.6%
Negginan (Poplar River) 86,385 0.4% 47,818 0.6%
Oxford House 334,012 1.5% 187,905 2.4%
Pauingassi 40,056 0.2% 22,197 0.3%
Red Sucker Lake 86,762 0.4% 49,822 0.6%
Shamattawa 118,561 0.5% 66,069 0.9%
St. Theresa Point 342,030 1.5% 191,074 2.5%
Tadoule Lake 43,196 0.2% 24,796 0.3%
Waasagomach 126,351 0.6% 71,339 0.9%
York Landing 41,449 0.2% 23,231 0.3%
Manitoba total 2,053,760 9.3% 1,155,152 14.9%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Northwest Territories
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Aklavik 6,835 0% 3,902 0.1%
Colville Lake 48,307 0.2% 9,153 0.1%
Déline 113,599 0.5% 42,014 0.5%
Fort Good Hope (K'asho Got'ine) 111,706 0.5% 38,645 0.5%
Gametì (Rae Lakes) 38,032 0.2% 13,179 0.2%
Lutselk'e 55,600 0.3% 19,191 0.2%
Norman Wells 157,610 0.7% 67,590 0.9%
Paulatuk 83,713 0.4% 22,378 0.3%
Sachs Harbour 54,479 0.2% 9,150 0.1%
Tulita 88,177 0.4% 32,510 0.4%
Ulukhaktok (Holman) 166,353 0.8% 36,647 0.5%
Wekweèti (Snare Lake) 16,071 0.1% 5,884 0.1%
Whati 64,369 0.3% 21,877 0.3%
Northwest Territories total 1,004,851 4.5% 322,118 4.2%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Black Tickle 11,514 0.1% 6,498 0.1%
Hopedale 48,107 0.2% 26,479 0.3%
Makkovik 32,965 0.1% 18,801 0.2%
Nain 162,487 0.7% 63,351 0.8%
Natuashish 77,929 0.4% 36,386 0.5%
Postville 20,565 0.1% 11,708 0.2%
Rigolet 41,503 0.2% 23,938 0.3%
Newfoundland and Labrador total 395,069 1.8% 187,161 2.4%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Saskatchewan
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Fond-du-Lac 71,742 0.3% 40,062 0.5%
Uranium City 4,095 0% 2,466 0%
Wollaston Lake 46,922 0.2% 26,447 0.3%
Saskatchewan total 122,758 0.6% 68,974 0.9%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Alberta
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Fort Chipewyan 121,348 0.5% 68,479 0.9%
Alberta total 121,348 0.5% 68,479 0.9%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Yukon
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Old Crow 50,779 0.2% 21,249 0.3%
Yukon total 50,779 0.2% 21,249 0.3%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Total
Province or territory Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Total for Nunavut 11,178,960 50.4% 3,152,783 40.7%
Total for Quebec 4,730,966 21.3% 1,376,855 17.8%
Total for Ontario 2,510,192 11.3% 1,387,410 17.9%
Total for Manitoba 2,053,760 9.3% 1,155,152 14.9%
Total for Northwest Territories 1,004,851 4.5% 322,118 4.2%
Total for Newfoundland and Labrador 395,069 1.8% 187,161 2.4%
Total for Saskatchewan 122,758 0.6% 68,974 0.9%
Total for Alberta 121,348 0.5% 68,479 0.9%
Total for Yukon 50,779 0.2% 21,249 0.3%
Total 22,168,683 100% 7,740,181 100%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
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