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The wrongful conviction of Glen Assoun

Jul 12th, 2019 - News/Press

Today the public finally learns the details of one of the most tragic and egregious wrongful convictions in Canadian history. Glen Assoun has suffered for decades due to the professional misconduct of individuals in the police forces involved in the case.

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Innocence at Stake: The Need for Continued Vigilance to Prevent Wrongful Convictions in Canada

May 21st, 2019 - Articles on Wrongful Convictions

In the fall of 2002, the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Committee established a Working Group on the Prevention of Miscarriages of Justice in response to a number of wrongful convictions that had been identified and studied across the country.

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2019 Annual General Meeting

May 08th, 2019 - Events

The Innocence Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A light lunch and refreshments will be served following the meeting.  

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Glen Assoun Acquitted of 20-Year-Old Murder Conviction

Feb 27th, 2019 - News/Press

Halifax, NS: Glen Assoun heard the news this morning he has waited 20 excruciating years to hear – he was acquitted of the murder of his former common law spouse.

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