Nunavut could see more jailhouse riots if Conservative crime bill passes: justice official

A violent incident at Nunavut’s only jail highlights a growing issue in the region.

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A violent incident at Nunavut’s only jail highlights a growing issue in the region.

Nunavut has one of the highest crime rates in Canada.

As APTN National News reporter Wayne Rivers reports, proposed new legislation may make a bad situation even worse.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.