Policy and Legislation


We will advocate for a strong social safety net that promotes food security through relevant policy and legislative measures.

Nunavut needs territory-wide policies and legislation founded on Inuit values and knowledge. Some sample areas include: housing, income assistance, education, training, employment, and transportation.

Policies and legislation can help increase food security in Nunavut.


6.1 Support the implementation of food-related regulations and legislation that enhance food security.
6.2 Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of food allowances provided by the Income Assistance Program.
6.3 Explore policy and legislative measures that will provide adequate incomes for Nunavummiut and reduce disincentives to engage in wage-based activities.

Explore policy and legislative measures that protect and promote traditional livelihoods.