Interview with Donald Fraser

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-133_b
Title: Interview with Donald Fraser
Date of Creation: August, 2006
Physical Description:

1 file of textual records. - 2 audio cassettes (ca. 120 minutes)

Forms Part of: C 81-4 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Donald Fraser (b. 1942), a lawyer who was called to the bar in 1976, and was appointed Provincial Court Judge in 1988. This interview concerns his personal and professional history and was conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project. Interview topics include: family background and history; establishment of Kenora practice; education process - provincial judges, 1988; court house security; types of defendants in criminal court; Legal Aid; French Language services and relationship with Queen’s Park bureaucracy, among others. File consists of two audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (64 p.).

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Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project. Interviewer: Cynthia Smith

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