Judge gets tough on repeat violent offenders

by Brendan Burke - August 4, 2018

A territorial judge condemned violence in Northern communities during a pair of sentencing hearings that saw hefty jail terms – and tough lectures – handed out to domestic abusers. “You’re serving a life sentence on the installment plan,” said Judge Michel Bourassa in a Yellowknife courtroom Friday. Bourassa’s comment, one of several blistering remarks made…

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