Community Events

March 2017 – Access to Justice On Air in Pangnirtung.

Read how our President Tamara Fairchild and colleagues LSN Member Scott Huges and court worker Naimee Akpalialuk spent time at the local radio after court circuit.

February 2017Law Society completes its round of community workshops.

Read how Members of the Law Society, Members of the Judiciary and community organizations and members came together in different communities to talk about access to justice issues through public legal information and education.

The Law Society of Nunavut would like to express its gratitude to the Law Foundation of Ontario’s Access to Justice Fund for supporting the delivery of these community workshops.

November 2015 Launch of the Video Understanding the Nunavut Court Process  in all 4 languages

Read the Government of Nunavut’s announcement INUKENGIKW  and FR .

The video is a first step to help Nunavummiut understand the criminal court process and for complainants and other witnesses who may be called to court to testify.

ᑕᕐᕆᔭᒐᔅᓴᓕᐅᕐᓂᖅ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᒐᔅᓴᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑕᐅᓗᓂ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᐅᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂᒃ        ᐱᕋᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᐃᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ.

Copies of the video can be obtained by contacting Community Justice at or 1866-456-5216.

ᐊᔾᔨᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᑕᕐᕆᔭᒐᔅᓴᓂᒃ ᐱᔭᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒋᐊᕐᓗᑎᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᕙᓂ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ 1866-456-5216.

May 2015 Pangnirtung community welcomes Access to Justice contributors for successful week long events

This past May, the community of Pangnirtung welcomed as part of the Law Society of Nunavut (LSN)’s Access to Legal Knowledge Initiative, representatives from Community Justice and various other legal and non-legal organizations.

For more information, please read the May 2015 Access to Legal Knowledge Update.

 February 7 – Community launch of the Access to Justice Initiative in partnership with Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik Legal Services.

The Law Society of Nunavut (LSN), in partnership with Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik (MT),
officially launched the Access to Knowledge  campaign on February 7th, 2015 with a pancake breakfast for the community. A few years in the making, this is the first phase in the much larger Access to Justice Initiative which will be taking
place territory wide in the upcoming years.