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Apr 22 , 2014


The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Nova Scotia Department of Justice

by Andrew Douglas

The sad case of Gerald Barton has more

than one nexus to the infamous Donald Marshall,

Jr. affair.

Gerald, who is black, was 19 in 1969, when

a false rape accusation turned his life upside

down. It was only two years later when Junior

Marshall, a 17-year-old Mi’kmaq boy,

went on his fateful walk through Wentworth

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