February 11, 2019 – Metis Man in Alberta Alleges “Tunnel Vision” Led to His Wrongful Conviction and Imprisonment —
Kenneth Jackson of Aboriginal Peoples Television Network reports on Clayton Boucher’s wrongful conviction as a result of RCMP “tunnel vision”.
A Metis man who was born and raised in Lac La Biche, Alberta has commenced an action in the Court of Queen’s Bench seeking damages for his wrongful conviction and imprisonment. He alleges that RCMP and prosecutors were engaged in maliciously targeting him and breaching his Charter rights. He also alleges that RCMP officers and Crown prosecutors in have engaged in systemic discrimination against Metis and aboriginal persons in the Lac La Biche area and that this played a part in his story.