LOCKED UP FOR LIFE PART 1

The number of Aboriginal people who get Canada’s equivalent of a life sentence is hugely out of proportion.

The number of Aboriginal people who get Canada’s equivalent of a life sentence is hugely out of proportion. Most people who are “D.O.’d” are represented by legal aid lawyers. Many may not get the serious defense that such a serious consequence would seem to require. And some people are put away without a release date for crimes that are not as serious as others. How bad is it? APTN Investigates.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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  1. Excellent work APTN and excellent new website— having these programs as a reference online is essential. Thank you. Few would be aware of these stories had your station not broadcast them.

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