The Canadian Registry of Wrongful Convictions

A detailed account of wrongful convictions that have so far been recognized by Canadian courts, prosecutors, or the state. Produced by volunteer researchers to highlight injustice in hopes of reducing it.

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Timeline of Injustice

Wrongful convictions are only one form of injustice in Canada and they are influenced by larger political, social, legal, and economic injustice. Click below for more historical context.
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