‘Poverty trap’ keeps Nunavummiut in tragic conditions

CBC News

A Canadian Bar Association gathering in Iqaluit last week included some frank discussion on the state of affairs in Nunavut. The theme of the meeting was "Nation-Building Under Land Claims Agreements, Treaties and Self-Government Agreements."

Former Auditor General of Canada Sheila Fraser, one of many prominent players who attended, says she was dismayed to learn there still aren't improvements on the implementation of Canadian land claims and treaties, even after several audits she conducted.

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