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Ontario Government Proposal for Appointing Judges

Feb 06th, 2020 - News/Press

Innocence Canada is strongly opposed to a proposal by the Ontario government that would radically restructure the province's process for appointing judges.

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Innocence Canada Welcomes Federal Promise of Independent Commission

Feb 06th, 2020 - News/Press

A federal plan to create an independent body to seek out and correct possible wrongful convictions represents the realization of a 25 year-dream for the innocence movement.

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The John Artis Story

Dec 05th, 2019 - Innocence Canada Exclusives

The film explores the life of John Artis, who was wrongfully convicted of a triple homicide in 1967 alongside his co-accused, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter. Through a series of interviews, John reflects on his experiences; beginning from his childhood years in Virginia to the difficulties he faced subsequent to his release from Rahway State Prison in 1981. Aside from being a testament to John’s life, the film serves as a reminder of the immeasurable price paid when justice is miscarried.

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Railroaded: The Story of Glen Assoun

Nov 25th, 2019 - News/Press

"I was devastated, I was just numb.  I just stated to the court that 'I'm officially wrongly convicted as of right now'." "Because I knew I was innocent."- Glen Assoun

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