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Federal government reviewing what to do about delays in Nunavut, lawyer says

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 @ 2:44 PM | By Terry Davidson

There wasn't anything in the federal budget to help speed up Nunavut’s court system, but one lawyer is hopeful an ongoing government review will oil the wheels of justice in that vast northern territory.

James Morton, Morton BarristersOntario defence lawyer James Morton, who has also been practising regularly in Nunavut since 2006, told The Lawyer’s Daily that while there was nary a dollar in the 2018 budget to address Nunavut’s shortage of judges, courthouses and court staff, Ottawa is looking into it.

“It’s not in the...