A report on how to improve the court system in Nunavik was filed on Friday and includes 60 recommendations for improving the ailing system. In the justice system, a case can drag on for years, while Inuit prefer to resolve disputes as quickly as possible. Dispute resolution in the North involves all parties airing their version of events, while the southern justice system defendants are usually advised to remain silent. Local organizations should step up: reportThe report also said Nunavik organizations shouldn’t underestimate the impact they could have on improving the regional justice system if they played a greater role. “The collaboration of all Nunavik justice stakeholders will of course be essential.”The full Report on the Situation of the Itinerant Court in Nunavik is available here.
Source: CBC News August 05, 2022 20:24 UTC