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5th protest in 3 years at Iqaluit Northmart

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People in Pangnirtung, Nunavut protesting high food prices in June 2013. People in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, protesting high food prices in June 2013.

Store sells old, rotten food at expensive price, activist says

CBC News June 14, 2014

Activists in Iqaluit [the capital of Nunavut] are organizing another protest this weekend against the high price — and poor quality — of food at the local grocery story.

This is the fifth protest in three years organized by Feeding My Family, a movement meant to raise awareness about the high cost of food in the North and how that prevents many northerners from having happy, productive lives.

“I kind of see it like it’s an intimidation,” said LeeseePapatsie, founder of Feeding My Family. “We’ll-do-what-we-want-don’t-say-anything style. It wouldn’t happen down South; why is it happening up here?”

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