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Affordable access to fresh food in the North questionable

Providing affordable access to fresh food in the North has long been a conundrum for governments.

The federal Nutrition North Canada program was billed as a new and improved way to allieviate the higher cost of some of these foods when it was introduced three years ago.

Gerard Duhaime is a professor of Sociology, Political Science and Canada's Research Chair in Comparative Aboriginal Conditions. He has been totting up grocery bills since the programme was introduced and has just published the results of his research.

He joined host Susan Campbell in our studio this morning.

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