Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Allan Shipley
Dates of Creation
May 2002 - Sept. 2002
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 360 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Allan Shipley (b. 1945), Children's Law Specialist in the Policy Branch. Interview topics include: early education and career; call to the bar, 1976; first employment, Ministry of Attorney General; role of Policy Branch; ADAGs in charge of policy; Policy Branch culture; Attorney Generals served; Deputy Attorneys General; Children's Law Reform Act; Young Offenders Act implementation (Ontario); Family Law; reform of law of child support under federal Divorce Act; Change of Name Act; Freedom of Information Act; Staturtory Powers Procedure Act; work at OHIP-Kingston, secondment (1998- 2001). Interview conducted by Cynthia Smith. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews, a transcript with index (171 p.), and a copy of a release form.


Interview conducted as part of the Attorney General Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-101
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This file or item forms a part of the following group of records:

C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files

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Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B437272; sound recordings are located in container B437267 Note this information for retrieval of this item.To help you find what you need, also note the File/Item Ref. Code and/or the Creator Ref. shown above.