2019 to 2020: 3rd quarter (October, November, December 2019)

Table of contents

Overview

Data by product category

This table shows the amount of subsidy that was distributed by product category between September 1, 2019 and December 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) 6,921,961 28.8% 2,289,309 26.9%
Milk (fresh, UHT and canned evaporated) 4,290,986 17.9% 1,321,440 15.5%
Meat, poultry and fish (fresh and frozen) 3,896,419 16.2% 1,403,066 16.5%
Bread and bread products, cereals, crackers, flour and plain fresh and frozen pasta. 3,134,492 13.1% 1,169,607 13.7%
Cheese, yogurt and other dairy products 1,788,245 7.4% 684,003 8.0%
Eggs and egg substitutes 1,089,110 4.5% 409,033 4.8%
Unsweetened juice 937,361 3.9% 389,931 4.6%
Infant formula and foods prepared specifically for infants 662,733 2.8% 202,641 2.4%
Combination foods (fresh and frozen) 595,119 2.5% 331,566 3.9%
Cooking oils, margarine, lard, shortening, butter, mayonnaise and salad dressing 535,570 2.2% 259,378 3.0%
Nuts, seeds, peanut butter and other nut butters, tofu and other meat alternatives 98,950 0.4% 32,967 0.4%
Personal Hygiene Products 23,093 0.1% 7,808 0.1%
Dried herbs & spices, cooking juice 17,933 0.1% 7,488 0.1%
Non-prescription drugs 8,536 0.0% 5,590 0.1%
Eligible only for the community of Old Crow (Yukon) and Grise Fiord (Nunavut) 2,361 0.0% 2,486 0.0%
Country Food 1,435 0.0% 1,309 0.0%
Total 24,004,303 100% 8,517,621 100%
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 September 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. Because some categories received less than 1% of the subsidy payments, these categories are combined under the 'Other' category. The chart below is based on data in the table above.

Data by product category
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The pie graph breaks down the total amount of subsidy spending between September 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, by categories of eligible products as follows:

  • perishable fruits and vegetables, including juice: 33%
    • Fruit and vegetables (fresh and frozen): 29%
    • Unsweetened juice: 4%
  • milk and other perishable dairy products: 25%
    • Milk (fresh, UHT, and canned evaporated): 18%
    • Cheese, yoghurt and other dairy products: 7%
  • perishable meat and alternatives: 21%
    • Meat, poultry and fish (fresh and frozen): 16%
    • Eggs and egg substitutes: 5%
    • Nuts, seeds, peanut butter and other nut butters, tofu and other meat alternatives: 0%
  • bread, cereal and other perishable grain products: 13%
  • perishable combination foods: 3%
  • infant products: 3%
  • margarine, oil and other fats: 2%
  • other: 0%:
    • dried herbs & spices, cooking juice: 0%
    • non-prescription drugs: 0%
    • personal hygiene products: 0%
    • eligible only for the community of Old Crow (Yukon) and Grise Fiord (Nunavut): 0%
    • country food: 0%.

Data by subsidy level

This chart shows what percentage of total payments split between the 5 different subsidy levels available between September 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019.

Subsidy payments by subsidy level
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The pie graph breaks down the total amount of subsidy spending between September 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, by subsidy level, as follows:

  • High: 14%
  • Medium: 73%
  • Low: 12%
  • Seasonal: 1%
  • 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 September 1, 2019 and December 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. 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 7,922,404 33.0% 1,904,898 22.4%
Kivalliq 2,422,942 10.1% 866,468 10.2%
Kitikmeot 1,559,898 6.5% 553,699 6.5%
Nunavut total 11,905,244 49.6% 3,325,065 39.0%
Quebec Nunavik (Northern Quebec) 4,647,641 19.4% 1,323,001 15.5%
Quebec North Shore 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Québec total 4,647,641 19.4% 1,323,001 15.5%
Ontario Ontario total 3,091,825 12.9% 1,715,085 20.1%
Manitoba Manitoba total 2,556,323 10.6% 1,432,620 16.8%
Northwest Territories Sahtu 542,772 2.3% 196,459 2.3%
Beaufort-Delta 398,029 1.7% 119,324 1.4%
Great Slave Lake 215,929 0.9% 73,519 0.9%
Northwest Territories total 1,156,729 4.8% 389,301 4.6%
Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador total 290,369 1.2% 139,361 1.6%
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan total 122,758 0.6% 68,974 0.9%
Alberta Alberta total 127,836 0.5% 72,666 0.9%
Yukon Yukon total 51,825 0.0% 21,150 0.0%
Total 24,004,303 99.8% 8,517,621 100%

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).

Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.

This chart shows weight shipped for each province and territory, split between the 5 subsidy levels available between September 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. This graph is based on the table below.

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

Weight (kg) - province/territory High Medium Low Country Food Seasonal
Alberta 15,121 72,796 11,456    
Manitoba 236,835 1,034,574 161,212    
Newfoundland and Labrador 13,202 113,321 12,838    
Northwest Territories 47,048 297,440 44,568   245
Nunavut 436,115 2,438,796 425,788 694 23,673
Ontario 286,522 1,199,286 229,276    
Quebec 133,151 1,007,266 162,560   20,024
Saskatchewan 9,830 53,604 9,233    
Yukon 2,253 13,475 5,421    

Data by community

This table shows the amount of subsidy that was distributed by community between September 1, 2019 and December 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. Numbers may not add up due to rounding.

Nunavut
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Arctic Bay (Ikpiarjuk) 652,547 2.7% 75,616 0.9%
Arviat 412,397 1.7% 199,903 2.3%
Baker Lake (Qamani'tuuq) 586,816 2.4% 176,169 2.1%
Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq) 346,371 1.4% 183,857 2.2%
Cape Dorset (Kingait) 514,137 2.1% 110,196 1.3%
Chesterfield Inlet (Igluigaarjuk) 113,360 0.5% 35,712 0.4%
Clyde River (Kangiqtugaapik) 519,750 2.2% 79,002 0.9%
Coral Harbour (Salliq) 294,983 1.2% 75,367 0.9%
Gjoa Haven (Uqsuqtuuq) 378,431 1.6% 111,859 1.3%
Grise Fiord (Ausuiktuq) 221,094 0.9% 15,179 0.2%
Hall Beach (Sanirayak) 351,052 1.5% 61,596 0.7%
Igloolik 875,550 3.6% 154,530 1.8%
Iqaluit 2,303,045 9.6% 975,081 11.4%
Kimmirut 192,156 0.8% 34,881 0.4%
Kugaaruk 264,696 1.1% 66,645 0.8%
Kugluktuk 310,141 1.3% 120,358 1.4%
Naujaat (Repulse Bay) 319,558 1.3% 75,966 0.9%
Pangnirtung 513,542 2.1% 125,450 1.5%
Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik) 1,138,644 4.7% 138,441 1.6%
Qikiqtarjuaq 221,582 0.9% 46,674 0.5%
Rankin Inlet (Kangiqtiniq) 616,431 2.6% 274,688 3.2%
Resolute 309,302 1.3% 29,638 0.3%
Sanikiluaq 110,005 0.5% 58,613 0.7%
Taloyoak 260,258 1.1% 70,980 0.8%
Whale Cove (Tikirarjuaq) 79,396 0.3% 28,662 0.3%
Nunavut total 11,905,244 49.6% 3,325,065 39.0%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Quebec
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Akulivik 181,389 0.8% 39,769 0.5%
Aupaluk 94,681 0.4% 20,732 0.2%
Inukjuak 450,484 1.9% 158,361 1.9%
Ivujivik 156,443 0.7% 28,708 0.3%
Kangiqsualujjuaq 317,807 1.3% 74,195 0.9%
Kangiqsujuaq 308,281 1.3% 58,965 0.7%
Kangirsuk 229,893 1.0% 42,431 0.5%
Kuujjuaq 784,782 3.3% 299,399 3.5%
Kuujjuarapik 459,687 1.9% 206,879 2.4%
Puvirnituq 660,918 2.8% 172,176 2.0%
Quaqtaq 164,386 0.7% 29,924 0.4%
Salluit 611,758 2.5% 118,667 1.4%
Tasiujaq 123,773 0.5% 29,455 0.3%
Umiujaq 103,360 0.4% 43,340 0.5%
Quebec total 4,647,641 19.4% 1,323,001 15.5%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Ontario
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Attawapiskat 313,829 1.3% 179,634 2.1%
Bearskin Lake 66,438 0.3% 37,140 0.4%
Big Trout Lake (Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug) 169,196 0.7% 94,796 1.1%
Cat Lake 88,652 0.4% 50,158 0.6%
Deer Lake 132,332 0.6% 74,231 0.9%
Eabamet Lake (Fort Hope) 105,559 0.4% 59,181 0.7%
Favourable Lake (Sandy Lake) 325,316 1.4% 185,454 2.2%
Fort Albany 122,493 0.5% 69,818 0.8%
Fort Severn 126,753 0.5% 47,481 0.6%
Kasabonika 168,739 0.7% 94,798 1.1%
Kashechewan 329,531 1.4% 189,103 2.2%
Keewaywin 57,265 0.2% 32,309 0.4%
Kingfisher Lake 79,231 0.3% 44,419 0.5%
Lansdowne House (Neskantaga) 46,666 0.2% 26,150 0.3%
Muskrat Dam 34,869 0.1% 19,823 0.2%
North Spirit Lake 32,886 0.1% 19,136 0.2%
Ogoki (Marten Falls) 1,408 0.0% 924 0.0%
Peawanuck (Weenusk) 61,842 0.3% 25,193 0.3%
Pikangikum 256,683 1.1% 144,270 1.7%
Poplar Hill 76,514 0.3% 42,909 0.5%
Sachigo Lake 95,108 0.4% 53,169 0.6%
Summer Beaver (Nibinamik) 41,726 0.2% 23,278 0.3%
Wapekeka (Angling Lake) 25,398 0.1% 14,248 0.2%
Weagamow Lake 108,448 0.5% 59,518 0.7%
Webequie 111,334 0.5% 63,195 0.7%
Wunnummin Lake 113,607 0.5% 64,750 0.8%
Ontario total 3,091,825 10.6% 1,432,620 16.8%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Manitoba
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Brochet 74,863 0.3% 41,114 0.5%
Gods Lake Narrows 243,659 1.0% 135,910 1.6%
Gods River 93,757 0.4% 52,599 0.6%
Island Lake (Garden Hill) 412,336 1.7% 234,743 2.8%
Lac Brochet 106,467 0.4% 58,805 0.7%
Little Grand Rapids 103,077 0.4% 57,354 0.7%
Negginan (Poplar River) 125,987 0.5% 69,956 0.8%
Oxford House 381,532 1.6% 213,856 2.5%
Pauingassi 48,353 0.2% 26,846 0.3%
Red Sucker Lake 105,531 0.4% 59,522 0.7%
Shamattawa 154,845 0.6% 85,635 1.0%
St. Theresa Point 441,556 1.8% 247,676 2.9%
Tadoule Lake 48,305 0.2% 27,616 0.3%
Waasagomach 166,370 0.7% 93,264 1.1%
York Landing 49,683 0.2% 27,726 0.3%
Manitoba total 2,556,323 12.9% 1,715,085 20.1%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Northwest Territories
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Aklavik 85,873 0.4% 49,085 0.6%
Colville Lake 54,365 0.2% 10,413 0.1%
Déline 105,454 0.4% 38,524 0.5%
Fort Good Hope (K'asho Got'ine) 133,906 0.6% 46,270 0.5%
Gametì (Rae Lakes) 39,765 0.2% 13,680 0.2%
Lutsel K'e 48,678 0.2% 16,956 0.2%
Norman Wells 148,799 0.6% 64,219 0.8%
Paulatuk 89,571 0.4% 23,755 0.3%
Sachs Harbour 50,608 0.2% 8,377 0.1%
Tulita 100,247 0.4% 37,033 0.4%
Ulukhaktok (Holman) 171,976 0.7% 38,106 0.4%
Wekweèti (Snare Lake) 27,402 0.1% 9,138 0.1%
Whati 100,084 0.4% 33,745 0.4%
Northwest Territories total 1,156,729 4.8% 389,301 4.6%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Black Tickle 3,377 0.0% 1,987 0.0%
Hopedale 35,519 0.1% 19,294 0.2%
Makkovik 23,381 0.1% 13,072 0.2%
Nain 116,839 0.5% 45,734 0.5%
Natuashish 50,100 0.2% 23,707 0.3%
Postville 10,253 0.0% 5,649 0.1%
Rigolet 50,899 0.2% 29,918 0.4%
Newfoundland and Labrador total 290,369 1.2% 139,361 1.6%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Alberta
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Fort Chipewyan 176,511 0.7% 99,373 1.2%
Alberta total 176,511 0.7% 99,373 1.2%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Saskatchewan
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Fond-du-Lac 73,359 0.3% 40,976 0.5%
Uranium City 4,225 0.0% 2,551 0.0%
Wollaston Lake 50,252 0.2% 29,139 0.3%
Saskatchewan total 127,836 0.5% 72,666 0.9%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Yukon
Community Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Old Crow 51,825 0.2% 21,150 0.2%
Yukon total 51,825 0.2% 21,150 0.2%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
Total
Province or territory Subsidy ($) % total $ Weight (kg) % total kg
Total for Nunavut 11,905,244 50% 3,325,065 39%
Total for Quebec 4,647,641 19% 1,323,001 16%
Total for Ontario 3,091,825 11% 1,432,620 17%
Total for Manitoba 2,556,323 13% 1,715,085 20%
Total for Northwest Territories 1,156,730 5% 389,301 5%
Total for Newfoundland and Labrador 290,369 1% 139,361 2%
Total for Alberta 176,511 1% 99,373 1%
Total for Saskatchewan 127,836 1% 72,667 1%
Total for Yukon 51,825 0% 21,150 0%
Total 24,004,303 100% 8,517,621 100%
Note: numbers may not add up due to rounding.
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