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Feds planning changes to Nutrition North program after it was blasted by auditor general

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OTTAWA—The federal government is looking to make changes to a program intended to help lower the cost of food in remote northern communities, just two months after it was blasted by the federal auditor general.

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Auditor General Michael Ferguson said in a November report the government has never bothered to check to see if the subsidy is actually passed on to remote residents in the form of lower prices. Show/Hide caption

Auditor General Michael Ferguson said in a November report the government has never bothered to check to see if the subsidy is actually passed on to remote residents in the form of lower prices. - Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press files

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