Fort McPherson man accused of stabbing teen nine times denied bail

A Fort McPherson man accused of stabbing a teen nine times after a night of partying last fall was denied bail in NWT Supreme Court Thursday. Jayden Greenland, 20, is charged with aggravated assault, uttering threats and possessing a dangerous weapon. Greenland, who pleaded not guilty to the charges, originally elected to be tried by a...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at