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Tech glitches, admin errors wreak havoc on Nunavut court – Nunatsiaq News

March 18, 2015

“I apologize for the breakdown in technology”

Justice Robert Kilpatrick shook his head, sighed and covered his face in frustration at the many technological and administrative hiccups he had to work through inside an Iqaluit courtroom March 17.

Kilpatrick presided over a long list of court appearances at the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit, including one by the convicted ex-priest pedophile Eric Dejaeger.

Court opened at 9:30 a.m. with a videoconference link to the pre-trial services centre in Surrey, B.C.

But the interview room at the Surrey facility remained dark, with no sign of any guards or inmates.

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