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Feeding my Family's call for boycott prompts strong reaction

Earlier this week, the food activist group Feeding my Family called for a 1-day boycott of the North West Company's stores across the North. The suggestion caused quite a stir, on all sides of the argument.

Suggestion for 1-day boycott of Northern stores raises a stir on both sides

The North West Company's NorthMart store in Iqaluit, Nunavut. A call this week for a 1-day boycott of North West Company stores across the North met with mixed reaction online, from both sides of the argument. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

On Monday, food security group Feeding My Family proposed a one-day boycott of all North West Company stores across the North, suggesting the company isn't passing on federal food subsidies to consumers.

The suggestion caused quite a stir, on all sides of the argument.

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