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Table 3 Social welfare program in Inuvik and Iqaluit

From: Community food program use in Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Social safety net programs Details
GNWT income support (Inuvik) $39.6 million*
GN income assistance (Iqaluit) $40.0 million**
GNWT public housing (Inuvik) $15.8 million*
GN public housing (Iqaluit) $118.0 million**
  1. *GNWT’s 2012/13 budget (GNWT, 2013).
  2. **GN’s 2012/13 budget (GN, 2013).
  3. GNWT (2013). Building on the Strengths of Northerners: A Strategic Framework toward the Elimination of Poverty in the NWT. Accessed 16 June 2013 from http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/_live/documents/content/13-06-06TD%2097-17(4).pdf.
  4. GN (2013). Main Estimates 2013–2014. Prepared by the Department of Finance. ISBN # 978-1-55325-230-6. Accessed 16 June 2013 from http://www.finance.gov.nu.ca/apps/authoring/dspPage.aspx?page=index-budgets.
  5. GN (2011). The Makimaniq Plan: A Shared Approach to Poverty Reduction. Accessed 16 June 2013 from http://www.makiliqta.ca/sites/default/files/the_makimaniq_plan_final_eng_20.12.11.pdf.