Jail time for man who kicked officer in head

A man who pleaded guilty to a string of offences, including kicking a police officer in the head during a violent encounter with Mounties, received an 11-month jail sentence in a Yellowknife court last week. Kelly Canadian, 26, was sentenced last Friday for a series of offences, including assaults and probation violations, all committed within...
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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 editorial@nnsl.com.