AJI commissioner Al Hamilton passes on
Last updated 10/12/2014 at 7:49pm
WINNIPEG, MB-Aboriginal Justice Inquiry Commissioner and a former Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench associate chief justice Al Hamilton died on July 27 at the age of 87.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, Hamilton became a lawyer and then court justice helping the province create its family court division. Perhaps his greatest achievement and the one he will be best remembered for was being co-commissioner along with Murray Sinclair of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry (AJI).
Hamilton and his wife, Lorna, lived in Dauphin, Roblin, Winnipeg, Melita, and Brandon where he became chairman of the Manitob...