Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

Why millions of dollars in federal grocery subsidies haven’t lessened food insecurity in the North – CBC

Marketplace visits Iqaluit, where a 24-pack of bottled water can cost you $29.99

Mar 29, 2019

There’s a boil-water advisory in Iqaluit and Jo Ellen Pameolik, a mother of four, has just purchased a 24-pack of bottled water for $29.99 at the grocery store. Meanwhile, in Winnipeg, a 24-pack costs just $4.49.

The $9.49 package of spaghetti noodles Pameolik bought is $1.50 in Winnipeg; her $11.99 carton of orange juice, just $3.99 on sale from $5.29.

“I make over $100,000 a year and I’m a finance officer, but it’s not even enough,” Pameolik said of the cost of groceries. “Sometimes I wonder how the heck I’m going to get through the rest of the week.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/north-food-prices-nutrition-north-marketplace-1.5074520

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