Nunavut groups submit concerns, propose alternatives ahead of Education Act hearing – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 2019154 Views

21 November, 2019

“Huge inequality between language groups” in Nunavut, coalition of DEAs says

Through written submissions to the government’s standing committee on legislation, several Nunavut groups have expressed their disappointment with Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act.

And some of those groups, like Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and the Coalition of Nunavut District Education Authorities, have proposed amendments to the bill.

Those submissions will be discussed at an upcoming televised hearing of the standing committee on legislation.

The public was invited to make submissions to the committee after Bill 25 was introduced during the legislative assembly’s spring sitting in June.

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