Client convicted of 2 counts of assault and 2 counts of utter threats after trial. Spouse and child victims. On probation for same offences at time. Sentenced to 10 months minus 1:1.5 credit for 4 months pre-trial custody, for actual sentence of 4 months and probation. 1:1.5 justified by hardship for Nunavut remand accused confined so far from home and family, no visits possible, and overcrowding at the correctional authority where he would serve his sentence.
July 2, 2011