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Nunavik Breakfasts

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Summary of the Initiative

Nunavik Breakfasts is a cooperative program involving Breakfast Club Canada, Kativik Regional Government, Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services and the Kativik School Board.
Schools provide two week breakfast menus which are organized by the Federation Cooperative Northern Quebec with donations from Breakfast Club Canada.
Deliveries are provided by Air Inuit to each community.
Special person (s) plus school staff volunteers provide breakfasts to all students of all ages and grades.
Community partners may be involved through community kitchens or school kitchens.
Some schools will have students involved in the program.


Ensuring people in each school organize the daily needs in order to have breakfasts available to students.
Weather issues for flights to arrive on time.
Safe storage of foods.


Every student who accesses the breakfast will start each day with nutritious foods.
Increasing the health of students.
Social element when eating together provide for positive experiences.
Good way for teachers to know students differently.

PO Box 150 1604 Akianut Street Kuujjuaq Quebec J0M1C0 Canada

Steve Lydiatt

(819) 964-1136

[email protected]

Lead Organization

  • Kativik School Board
Other Groups / Organizations
  • Breakfast Club of Canada collects donations from southern Quebec and delivers them to the Montreal warehouse of Federation Cooperatives of Northern Quebec for delivery to schools.
  • Kativik Regional Government provides yearly funding to offset costs (some once only funding for coolers and freezers for foo storage).
  • Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services supports Nunavik Breakfast through funding and expertise on nutritious foods (Nutritionist).
  • Kativik School Board provides cereals and long life milk.
Primary Goals

  • Ensure all 14 Kativik schools have regular deliveries of breakfast foods.
  • Ensure all students are aware of the Nunavik Breakfast Program
  • Ensure any student needing early morning nutrition is provided with healthy foods at no cost before school or during the morning.
  • Ensure foods provided to students are selected from the highest nutritional values from Health Canada.


  • Donations
  • Core
  • Longer Term (over 1 year)

Funding Sources

  • Kativik Regional Government
  • Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services
  • Kativik School Board
  • Breakfast Club of Canada via donations