Man at centre of NSCC sex scandal sentenced to 5 months at Yellowknife jail

With remand time, Kelly Canadian will spend another month at the YK jail

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An inmate at North Slave Correctional Complex (NSCC) who recently filed a $1.2 million claim against the GNWT alleging he was “sexually assaulted” by a staff member dozens of times behind the jail’s walls will spend another month at the facility after being sentenced for a string of offences Friday. Canadian, 26, pleaded guilty to...
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