You could be a prisoner in Canada.

1 to 11/2 percent of prisoners in Canada are innocent.

Check out the American Justice Institute web page on wrongful convictions inCanada and around the world.


Police or Crown prosecutor coerce witnesses

Federal Bureaucrats sit on evidence

Federal Minister of Justice ignores new evidence

Facts uncovered after trial

B. C. Attorney General violates oath of office

Derik Lord did not receive a fair trial

B. C. Law Society defends ignorance of the law

Trial judge interfered with questioning and even answered for witnesses

Justice Southam refuses defence request for full disclosure

Justice Lander refuses to enforce the law

Justice Lenaghan finally rules on information filed before him in March.

Trial transcripts


Hatred sells

Request for Information Regarding Derik Lord Murder Conviction

On October 5, 1990 Doris Leatherbarrow and Sharon Huenemann were brutally murdered in Tsawwassen, British Columbia. The Innocence Project of Osgoode Hall Law School is currently investigating the conviction of Derik Lord for the murders. We are looking for any information concerning the validity of the conviction. Please make contact even if you gave information to the authorities in the past but feel that you have sonething new to add. We are also looking for information regarding the death of Joanne Huenemann on May 30, 1975 at the Lightening Lake campsite in Manning Park.

If you have any information regarding either the conviction or the murders, please contact the Innocence Project at or by telephone at (416)736-5174.


Write the Minister of Justice and demand a fair trial for our son.  We want nothing more than a fair trial.

If you have a way of helping us our mailing address is:
 David Lord

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Most recent revision  May 19, 2007

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