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James Lockyer Appointed to the Order of Canada

Jan 02nd, 2019 - News/Press

James Lockyer, a legal stalwart of Innocence Canada since Day One, will be awarded the Order of Canada in 2019 in recognition of a remarkable career spent helping exonerate the innocent.  The announcement was made by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, on December 27th,...

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Frank Ostrowski – Conviction Quashed

Dec 03rd, 2018 - News/Press

On November 27, 2018 the Manitoba Court of Appeal released its decision quashing Frank Ostrowski’s 1987 first-degree murder conviction.

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Rob Sanderson Denied Bail

Oct 18th, 2018 - News/Press

Robert Sanderson, whose 1996 murder conviction is being investigated as a "likely" miscarriage of justice has been denied bail while he awaits the federal justice minister's review of his case.

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O’Neil Blackett: Innocence Canada’s 22nd Exoneree

Oct 16th, 2018 - News/Press

On October 2, 2018, O’Neil Blackett joined the Innocence Canada family as the 22nd person to be exonerated with the support of Innocence Canada. O’Neil’s day in court fell on another important day for the wrongly convicted around the globe, the 5th annual wrongful conviction day.

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