Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Howard Hampton
Dates of Creation
Apr. 2002 - Aug. 2002
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 5 audio cassettes (ca. 360 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Howard Hampton (b. 1952), former Attorney General (1990-1993). Interview topics include: early career; Law School at the University of Ottawa; bar admission course, Ottawa (1985); first job, Constitution and Labour Law (1985-1987); election as Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP), 1987; 1990 election campaign; Askov; Chief Judges; relationship of Attorney General and Solicitor General; Deputy Attorneys General; Assistant Deputy Attorneys General; courts administration; Policy Branch; Justices of the Peace; Race Relations Commission; Police Complaints Commission; northern justice issues. Interview conducted by Cynthia Smith. File includes five audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews, a transcript with index (89 p.) and a copy of a release form.


Interview conducted as part of the Attorney General Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-99
File or Item Forms a Part of

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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File or Item Restriction
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B437272; sound recordings are located in container B437269 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.