Nunavut hopes to lower infant mortality rates by using baby box

Nunavut hoping to lower infant mortality rate with box full of goodies.

Kent Driscoll
APTN National News
Nunavut has Canada’s youngest and fastest growing populations.

The territory also has Canada’s highest rate of infant mortality.

A new territorial project is hoping to lower those levels with a box of things every newborn should have.

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Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.