Innocence Canada struggling for funding for wrongfully convicted cases
‘I’m always frustrated with how long it takes us to do cases, in any event, but this is going to slow us down even more.’
A Newfoundland man who helps free the wrongfully convicted says his organization is struggling to find funding and could be in jeopardy.
Ronald Dalton was convicted of murdering his wife in 1989 and spent eight years in prison before he was found not guilty in 2000. Now, Dalton is the co-president of Innocence Canada.
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He said with less money, the organization will struggle to review cases efficiently and help those who need it.
Full article from Newfoundland