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Feb 6, 2020

Innocence Canada Welcomes Federal Promise of Independent Commission

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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.

On December 13, 2019, the Federal Department of Justice received a mandate to create an independent review commission.

Read the mandate letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Justice Minister David Lametti. 

Read our press release to learn more.