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Insane Food Prices In Northern Canada

In the remote northern Canadian territory of Nunavut, food comes with a shocking price tag due to transportation costs. The mostly Inuit population there has started a Facebook group with images of food prices to bring attention to the issue.

$10.29 Bag of Tostitos

$11.29 Can of frozen orange juice

$5.69 Loaf of bread

$9.32 Mixed frozen vegetables

$7.71 Mixed frozen vegetables

$9.39 Frozen strawberries

$8.64 Milk (2 liters)

$22.99 Fruit punch (2 liter)

$11.29 Margarine

$29.89 Ground Coffee

$6.69/lb Apples

$11.49 Topicana orange juice; $7.15 generic store brand juice

$7.43 Broccoli

$5.99 Cantaloupe

$11.19 Peanut butter

$104.99 24-pack of bottled water

$9.99 Shredded mozzarella

$28.54 Cabbage

Protestors outside a grocery store

$70.18 Beef (1.355kg or 3lbs)

Protestors holding signs in English and Inuktitut

Map of Nunavut territory: