The Canadian Press

2016-12-09 | Death Row Canadian

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Montana's governor is being asked to consider a petition for clemency for a Canadian man who's been on death row in the US for more than three decades. The previous governor elected not to deal with the petition on behalf of Alberta's Ron Smith. Smith says now that the Canadian government is promising to act on any Canadian facing the death penalty, it's a good time for it to go ahead. (All executions in Montana have been on hold since legal action against the method of execution was successfully launched in 2008.)

Date: 2016-12-09
Placeline: DEER LODGE, Montana.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think given the the new new position of the Canadian government it's time to act on it to bring it to the to the governor and state you know it's first and foremost you know there's unlikely there's going to be a death sentence after the legislative session anyway >>