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Community consultations on new Corrections Act

25 August 2016 

Public Service Announcement

Community consultations on new Corrections Act

Start Date: August 25, 2016

End Date: September 18, 2016

Nunavut-wide 45 sec

The Government of Nunavut is holding public consultations on a new, made-in-Nunavut Corrections Act.

The new legislation will take into consideration the unique needs of Nunavummiut and the need for the safe reintegration of inmates into their home communities.

Community consultations are being held in the following communities:

  • Cape Dorset on August 31, at the community hall at 7 p.m.
  • Iqaluit on September 6, at the Anglican parish hall at 7 p.m.
  • Rankin Inlet on September 11, at the community hall at 7 p.m.
  • Cambridge Bay on September 15, at the Elders’ Palace at 7 p.m.
  • Kugluktuk on September 18, at the community hall at 7 p.m.

For more information about the upcoming consultations, please contact the Department of Justice’s policy division at CorrectionsAct@gov.nu.ca.

Refreshments will be provided.

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Media Contact:

Barbara Ann Tierney

Policy and Communications Analyst

Department of Justice

867-975-6368 btierney@gov.nu.ca