Community Freezers update on the north coast

Everyone relies on their community freezers on the north coast.

In Nain we spoke with Liz Pijogge the Northern Researcher in Nain.

Pijogge says the hours of operations run from 8:30-12noon and again from 1-4:30.

Right now, there are seven workers at the freezer. They only have char and they are waiting on caribou and musk ox.

In Hopedale, Matilda Dicker is a radio producer and works with the Food Bank.

The hours for Hopedale’s community freezer are from 9am to 12, and 1 to 4:30pm.

Dicker says they have caribou, musk ox, cod fish, and got an order for char.

For the community of Makkovik, Barry Andersen is the AngajukKâk.

Their hours of operation are from Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 12pm, and from 1 to 4:30.

Andersen, say they have char but they are waiting on an order of other meats

Chesley Sheppard is the AngajukKâk with the Rigolet Inuit Community Government.

Right now, they have four bags of char and six bags of bakeapples. They are also waiting for an order.

Hours for the Rigolet Community Freezer are from 8:30am to 12, and 1 to 4:30pm.

Diane Gear White works with the Postville Community Freezer.

Gear White say their hours are from 8:30am to 12pm, and 1 to 4:30.

The Postville community freezer currently doesn’t have anything.