Symposium revisits Royal Commission’s Marshall recommendations

Donald Marshall spent 11 years in jail for a murder he didn’t commit.

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Donald Marshall spent 11 years in jail for a murder he didn’t commit.

The Royal Commission that followed came up with a long list of recommendations.

Many of them were aimed at ridding Canada’s justice system of racism. Now, 25 years later, leaders are gathering in Nova Scotia to see what worked and what still needs to be done.

APTN’s Trina Roache has this story.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.