New Montreal justice centre aims to fill gaps in system for Indigenous offenders

The group’s first goal is to convince the city to start providing Indigenous offenders with alternatives to prison

Tom Fennario
APTN National News
There are provisions in the Canadian legal system that take into account the harsh realities of many Indigenous offenders.

But in Montreal, they’re not always being implemented.

Now, a new organization is looking to change that, and more.

 

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.