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Inuvialuit Settlement Region Food Costing Research Project

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Summary of the Initiative

Between November 2014 and Feb. 2016 six workers (one in each ISR community) recorded the costs of food in their local grocery stores based on a list of about 100 commonly bought items in standard sizes. The recordings happened about every 3 month to 4 months , for a total of 4 times.


On-going availability of funding.

Lead Organization

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation

Other Groups / Organizations

Local grocery stores (allow costing to occur)

Other Collaborators

University of Ottawa


Short term (up to 1 year)

The University of Ottawa.