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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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In conversation with Steven Drizin and Jerome Kennedy

Feb 11th, 2019 - Events

To find out why innocent people falsely confess and/or enter false guilty pleas, join Innocence Canada in conversation with Steven Drizin, youth innocence advocate and lawyer to Brendan Dassey from the Netflix series Making a Murderer and Jerome Kennedy, Lead Counsel to Canadian Brian Anderson, who has claimed his innocence for more...

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