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25% of Manitoba's off-reserve First Nations population food insecure - Manitoba - CBC News

10.11.15

25% of Manitoba's off-reserve First Nations population food insecure - Manitoba - CBC News: Food Matters Manitoba, an organization whose mandate is to help food insecure communities, said these numbers are far from surprising.

"It demonstrates the reality that we see in our community work across the province, that indigenous people in this province are far more likely be more food insecure than the rest of the population," said acting executive director Stefan Epp-Koop.

The food insecurity rate for all Manitobans is between eight and 10 per cent, Epp-Koop said.


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