Judge reserves decision on GN’s motion to throw out Inuktut-education lawsuit – Nunatsiaq News

Judge reserves decision on GN’s motion to throw out Inuktut-education lawsuit – Nunatsiaq News

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Aug 4, 2022

NTI launched lawsuit against the government over Inuktut education rights in October

A Nunavut judge will reserve his decision over whether to throw out a lawsuit launched by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. against the Government of Nunavut.

Lawyers for the GN and NTI laid out their arguments Tuesday and Wednesday before judge Paul Bychok at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit.

At the end of proceedings Wednesday, Bychok told the court he will need time to consider the submissions made by each party.

NTI filed a lawsuit against the GN in October, claiming the government has failed its legal obligation to ensure Inuktut language education is available throughout the territory’s public school system.

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