Foods and non-food items eligible for a subsidy in Old Crow starting January 1, 2019

Nutrition North Canada:

Old Crow eligible food and non-food items list

Country or traditional foods

Subsidy rates for country or traditional foods are different than subsidy rates for food supplied from the South. These foods may be subsidized when available through local stores or when purchased from processing plants that are registered with the program.

Vegetables and fruit
Targeted (highest) subsidy Higher Subsidy Level Lower Subsidy Level
  • Frozen vegetables and fruit
  • Fresh vegetables and fruit
  • Dried vegetables (unseasoned or unsweetened)
  • Unsweetened dried fruits (raisins, dates, prunes, currants)
  • Frozen unsweetened juice concentrate
  • Unsweetened juice in individual containers of 250 ml or less, except cans
  • Unsweetened juice in containers larger than 250 ml
  • Unsweetened juice in cans
  • Canned vegetables and fruit
  • Tomato-based sauces
Grain products
Higher Subsidy Level Lower Subsidy Level
  • Bread (white and whole wheat)
  • Bread products without filling or coating (for example buns, rolls, bagels, pita, soft tortilla)
  • Flour (white and whole wheat)
  • Ready-to-eat cereals
  • Cook-type cereals
  • Dried macaroni and spaghetti (white and whole wheat)
  • Rice (white, whole wheat, minute)
  • Crackers, dry crisp breads and Pilot biscuits
  • Arrowroot and social tea cookies
  • Unseasoned plain dry pasta
  • Unseasoned plain popping corn (un-popped kernels)
  • Bannock and pancake mixes
  • Fresh pasta, without sauce
Milk and alternatives
Targeted (highest) subsidy Higher Subsidy Level Lower Subsidy Level
Milk (fresh)
  • Milk (powdered, canned, evaporated, sterilized at ultra-high temperature (UHT))
  • Buttermilk
  • Fortified soy beverages
  • Cheese and processed cheese slices
  • Cottage cheese
  • Yogurt and yogurt drinks
  • Cream
  • Sour cream
  • Cream cheese
  • Processed cheese spread
  • Family-sized ice cream, plain without added candy
Meat and alternatives
Higher Subsidy Level Lower Subsidy Level
  • Fresh and frozen meat, poultry, fish and seafood
  • Eggs and egg substitutes
  • Unsweetened nuts and seeds
  • Dried beans (kidney, black, pinto)
  • Dried barley, lentils, split peas
  • Peanut butter and other nut or seed based spreads
  • "Vegetarian" products, for example tofu and vegetable-based patties
  • Side bacon
  • Canned fish and seafood
  • Canned legumes, such as beans, peas and lentils
Other foods
Targeted (highest) subsidy Higher Subsidy Level Lower Subsidy Level
  • Infant formula
  • Infant cereals
  • Other infant foods
  • Butter and lard
  • Cooking oils (canola, olive, vegetable)
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Yeast
  • Margarine (soft and non-hydrogenated) Salad dressing, mayonnaise and perishable dips
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Spices, flavouring and extracts
  • Pizza mixes
  • Fresh, frozen and refrigerated combination foods, except items that are breaded, battered or in pastry, desserts, poutine, prepared sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, prepared salads
  • Frozen pizzas
Non-food items
Higher Subsidy Level Lower Subsidy Level
  • Diapers
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Non-prescription drugs approved by Health Canada
  • Wipes and nursing pads
  • Disposable absorbent underwear, toilet paper and facial tissues
  • Toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, denture adhesive and denture cleaner
  • Soap, deodorant, shampoo and hand and body lotions
  • Laundry and dishwashing detergents

Northerners are encouraged to contact us with questions or suggestions.

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