2019 to 2020: 1st quarter (April, May and June 2019)

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Overview

Data by product category

This table shows the amount of subsidy that was distributed by product category between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 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) 6,573,142 29.7% 2,199,533 28.0%
Milk (fresh, UHT and canned evaporated) 4,090,047 18.5% 1,255,502 16.0%
Meat, poultry and fish (fresh and frozen) 3,205,578 14.5% 1,174,192 14.9%
Bread and bread products, cereals, crackers, flour and plain fresh and frozen pasta. 2,644,889 12.0% 977,743 12.4%
Cheese, yogurt and other dairy products 1,811,699 8.2% 697,768 8.9%
Unsweetened juice 1,228,997 5.6% 500,434 6.4%
Eggs and egg substitutes 952,599 4.3% 352,893 4.5%
Combination foods (fresh and frozen) 546,755 2.5% 297,726 3.8%
Infant products, formula and foods prepared specifically for infants 536,972 2.4% 158,938 2.0%
Cooking oils, margarine, lard, shortening, butter, mayonnaise and salad dressing 420,190 1.9% 208,536 2.7%
Nuts, seeds, peanut butter and other nut butters, tofu and other meat alternatives 89,475 0.4% 30,482 0.4%
Dried herbs & spices, cooking juice 8,944 0.0% 3,850 0.0%
Non-prescription drugs 8,790 0.0% 5,099 0.1%
Eligible only for the community of Old Crow, Yukon 1,588 0.0% 1,588 0.0%
Country food 350 0.0% 575 0.0%
Total 22,120,015 100% 7,864,857 100%
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 April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019. Because non-prescription drugs and country foods shipped from Northern plants 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 below.

Data by product category
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The pie graph breaks down the total amount of subsidy spending between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019, by categories of eligible products as follows:

  • perishable fruits and vegetables, including juice: 35%
  • milk and other perishable dairy products: 27%
  • perishable meat and alternatives: 19%
  • bread, cereal and other perishable grain products: 12%
  • perishable combination foods: 3%
  • margarine, oil and other fats: 2%
  • infant products: 2%
  • other:
    • non-prescription drugs: 0%
    • eligible only for the community of Old Crow, Yukon: 0%
    • country food:%nbsp;0%

Data by subsidy level

This chart shows what percentage of total payments split between the 4 different subsidy levels available between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.

Data by subsidy level
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The pie graph breaks down the total amount of subsidy spending between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019, by subsidy level, as follows:

  • High: 74%
  • Highest (Targeted): 17%
  • Low: 9%
  • Country Food: 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 April 1, 2019 and June 30, 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. Values are subject to change. Numbers may not add up due to rounding.

Province or territory Region Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Nunavut Baffin 6,988,749 31.6% 1,688,839 21.5%
Kivalliq 2,192,074 9.9% 789,647 10.0%
Kitikmeot 1,296,984 5.9% 464,309 5.9%
Nunavut total 10,477,806 47.4% 2,942,795 37.4%
Quebec Nunavik (Northern Quebec) 4,792,440 21.7% 1,390,094 17.7%
Quebec North Shore 146,710 0.7% 59,146 0.8%
Québec total 4,939,150 22.3% 1,449,240 18.4%
Ontario Ontario total 2,633,579 11.9% 1,463,586 18.6%
Manitoba Manitoba total 2,290,438 10.4% 1,289,096 16.4%
Northwest-Territories Sahtu 524,174 2.4% 190,092 2.4%
Beaufort-Delta 300,982 1.4% 78,482 1.0%
Great Slave Lake 182,424 0.8% 62,724 0.8%
Northwest Territories total 1,007,580 4.6% 331,298 4.2%
Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador total 456,107 2.1% 218,495 2.8%
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan total 128,128 0.6% 73,202 0.9%
Alberta Alberta total 142,098 0.6% 79,380 1.0%
Yukon Yukon total 45,127 0.2% 17,766 0.2%
Total 22,120,015 100.0% 7,864,857 100%

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).

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

Data by community

This table shows the amount of subsidy that was distributed by community between April 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018, 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. Numbers may not add up due to rounding.

Nunavut
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Arctic Bay 496,556 2.7% 60,041 0.8%
Arviat 288,952 1.6% 175,711 2.3%
Baker Lake 476,384 2.6% 159,544 2.1%
Cambridge Bay 230,435 1.3% 149,550 2.0%
Cape Dorset 410,739 2.2% 94,743 1.3%
Chesterfield Inlet 91,129 0.5% 31,350 0.4%
Clyde River 439,511 2.4% 70,043 0.9%
Coral harbour 210,076 1.1% 55,024 0.7%
Gjoa Haven 275,786 1.5% 88,108 1.2%
Grise Fiord 276,065 1.5% 17,438 0.2%
Hall Beach 281,714 1.5% 53,146 0.7%
Igloolik 586,500 3.2% 110,924 1.5%
Iqaluit 1,839,870 10.0% 883,977 11.8%
Kimmirut 161,169 0.9% 31,694 0.4%
Kugaaruk 192,899 1.1% 52,620 0.7%
Kugluktuk 213,540 1.2% 93,839 1.3%
Naujaat (Repulse Bay) 251,412 1.4% 65,111 0.9%
Pangnirtung 429,237 2.3% 111,454 1.5%
Pond Inlet 894,262 4.9% 114,180 1.5%
Qikiqtarjuaq 167,669 0.9% 37,126 0.5%
Rankin Inlet 492,385 2.7% 264,187 3.5%
Resolute 237,093 1.3% 23,719 0.3%
Sanikiluaq 89,715 0.5% 59,460 0.8%
Taloyoak 184,767 1.0% 54,043 0.7%
Whale Cove 67,000 0.4% 27,691 0.4%
Total for Nunavut 10,477,806 47% 2,942,795 37%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Quebec
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Akulivik 184,411 1% 41,872 1%
Aupaluk 83,275 0% 18,997 0%
Chevery 18,886 0% 7,652 0%
Harrington Harbour 4,582 0% 1,777 0%
Inukjuak 439,821 2% 168,726 2%
Ivujivik 167,247 1% 32,239 0%
Kangiqsualujjuaq 324,069 1% 79,099 1%
Kangiqsujuaq 331,423 1% 65,274 1%
Kangirsuk 229,229 1% 44,288 1%
Kuujjuaq 800,103 4% 311,662 4%
Kuujjuarapik 421,417 2% 191,683 2%
La Romaine (Gethsémani) 48,175 0% 18,773 0%
La Tabatière 16,944 0% 6,844 0%
Port-Menier 6,116 0% 3,207 0%
Puvirnituq 719,274 3% 188,900 2%
Quaqtaq 220,293 1% 41,541 1%
Saint-Augustin / Pakuashipi 45,403 0% 18,251 0%
Salluit 651,744 3% 131,301 2%
Tasiujaq 114,938 1% 28,490 0%
Tête-à-la-Baleine 6,604 0% 2,642 0%
Umiujaq 105,197 0% 46,024 1%
Total for Quebec 4,939,150 22% 1,449,240 18%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Ontario
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Attawapiskat 282,770 1% 162,420 2%
Bearskin Lake 63,300 0% 35,581 0%
Big Trout Lake  157,920 1% 88,235 1%
Cat Lake 81,553 0% 46,342 1%
Deer Lake 120,522 1% 67,733 1%
Eabamet Lake (Fort Hope) 88,186 0% 49,898 1%
Favourable Lake (Sandy Lake) 272,317 1% 153,086 2%
Fort Albany 107,808 0% 62,217 1%
Fort Severn 112,094 1% 42,127 1%
Kasabonika 148,558 1% 83,543 1%
Kashechewan 172,167 1% 99,435 1%
Keewaywin 53,346 0% 30,110 0%
Kingfisher Lake 73,223 0% 41,129 1%
Lansdowne House 35,042 0% 19,499 0%
Muskrat Dam 35,021 0% 20,066 0%
North Spirit Lake 29,668 0% 17,308 0%
Ogoki (Marten Falls) 1,040 0% 707 0%
Peawanuck (Weenusk) 46,952 0% 18,983 0%
Pikangikum 211,676 1% 120,325 2%
Poplar Hill 66,966 0% 37,838 0%
Sachigo Lake 86,277 0% 48,598 1%
Summer Beaver (Nibinamik) 41,532 0% 23,735 0%
Wapekeka (Angling Lake) 24,409 0% 13,815 0%
Wawakapewin 0 0% 0 0%
Weagamow Lake 106,068 0% 58,747 1%
Webequie 121,869 1% 69,097 1%
Wunnummin Lake 93,293 0% 53,012 1%
Total for Ontario 2,633,579 12% 1,463,586 19%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Manitoba
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Brochet 70,893 0% 39,383 1%
Gods Lake Narrows 207,526 1% 116,227 1%
Gods River 84,038 0% 46,927 1%
Island Lake (Garden Hill) 360,367 2% 205,859 3%
Lac Brochet 99,623 0% 55,507 1%
Little Grand Rapids 87,073 0% 48,128 1%
Negginan (Poplar River) 111,854 1% 62,090 1%
Oxford House 345,836 2% 193,956 2%
Pauingassi 41,863 0% 23,200 0%
Red Sucker Lake 99,970 0% 57,109 1%
Shamattawa 138,738 1% 76,665 1%
St. Theresa Point 406,010 2% 230,290 3%
Tadoule Lake 43,402 0% 24,797 0%
Waasagomach 144,261 1% 81,502 1%
York Landing 48,986 0% 27,456 0%
Brochet 70,893 0% 39,383 1%
Gods Lake Narrows 207,526 1% 116,227 1%
Gods River 84,038 0% 46,927 1%
Total for Manitoba 2,290,438 10% 1,289,096 16%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Northwest Territories
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Aklavik 33,389 0% 19,517 0%
Colville Lake 57,357 0% 10,909 0%
Déline 107,628 0% 39,482 1%
Fort Good Hope   117,051 1% 40,471 1%
Gametì (Rae Lakes) 40,319 0% 14,242 0%
Lutselk'e 49,267 0% 17,260 0%
Norman Wells 155,542 1% 67,093 1%
Paulatuk 69,305 0% 18,399 0%
Sachs Harbour 57,883 0% 9,551 0%
Tulita 86,596 0% 32,137 0%
Ulukhaktok (Holman) 140,405 1% 31,016 0%
Wekweèti (Snare Lake) 16,325 0% 5,563 0%
Whati 76,513 0% 25,659 0%
Aklavik 33,389 0% 19,517 0%
Colville Lake 57,357 0% 10,909 0%
Total for Northwest Territories 1,007,580 5% 331,298 4%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Black Tickle 11,601 0% 6,546 0%
Hopedale 57,327 0% 32,040 0%
Makkovik 38,483 0% 22,352 0%
Nain 175,026 1% 68,520 1%
Natuashish 111,284 1% 52,517 1%
Postville 18,889 0% 10,874 0%
Rigolet 43,498 0% 25,646 0%
Total for Newfoundland and Labrador 456,107 2% 218,495 3%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Alberta
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Fort Chipewyan 142,098 1% 79,380 1%
Total for Alberta 142,098 1% 79,380 1%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Saskatchewan
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Fond-du-Lac 69,840 0% 39,768 1%
Uranium City 5,857 0% 3,466 0%
Wollaston Lake 52,432 0% 29,968 0%
Total for Saskatchewan 128,128 1% 73,202 1%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Yukon
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Old Crow 45,127 0% 17,766 0%
Total for Yukon 45,127 0% 17,766 0%
Total
Province / Territory Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Nunavut 10,477,806 47.37% 2,942,795 37.42%
Quebec 4,939,150 22.33% 1,449,240 18.43%
Ontario 2,633,579 11.91% 1,463,586 18.61%
Manitoba 2,290,438 10.35% 1,289,096 16.39%
Northwest Territories 1,007,580 4.56% 331,298 4.21%
Newfoundland and Labrador 456,107 2.06% 218,495 2.78%
Alberta 142,098 0.64% 79,380 1.01%
Saskatchewan 128,128 0.58% 73,202 0.93%
Yukon 45,127 0.20% 17,766 0.23%
Total 22,120,015 100% 7,864,857 100%
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