Levi Cayen will be tried for murder and robbery in Yellowknife after a judge refused his request for the venue to be changed to his home town of Hay River.
A Beaufort Delta man was sentenced to 14 months in jail on Monday after sexually assaulting a sleeping teenager in August 2018.
A criminal charge against Willard Hagen – a former senior territorial government official – was stayed by the Crown, meaning prosecution is now unlikely.
Morin Nitsiza, charged with the murder of Jerry Akoak in Yellowknife, was told he may have no contact with four people as he made his opening court appearance.
Morin Nitsiza refused to appear in court on Wednesday to answer to a charge of murder following the death of Jerry Akoak in Yellowknife last week.
Yellowknife's Monkey Tree Pub became the first NWT business ticketed for violating a Covid-19 public health order. The case relates to the venue's capacity.
Beau Desire-Tesar was handed 18 months in jail for his part in the theft of guns, ammunition and jewellery from a home on Yellowknife's Rivett Crescent in 2018.
The man's lawyer argued he should be given time served arguing his community ban was "worse than a jail sentence." The judge found jail time was the "only sentence that makes any sense."
A "depressingly steady flow" of sexual assault cases is reaching NWT courts, leading one judge to conclude the "imperfect system" isn't having much effect.
The second-degree murder trial of Selena Lomen, which began on November 9, adjourned until early March after video evidence of the crime scene was shown.
Pandemic health risks and isolation protocols prompted an NWT judge to let RCMP officers testify in a drug trial from their new postings in Nova Scotia.
An NWT serial sex offender appealing his indeterminate prison sentence as a dangerous offender won’t have to face the same judge who ruled against him in 2017.