The Commissioner

The Honourable Edward (Ted) N. Hughes, O.C., Q.C., LL.D (Hon), Commissioner

Commissioner Hughes worked as a lawyer in private practice before being appointed to the bench of Saskatchewan’s district and surrogate court. He served as a justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Saskatchewan from 1974 to 1980. He is a former B.C. deputy attorney general and has extensive experience conducting inquiries in several provinces including one into the 1996 riot at Headingley Correctional Institution.

The Commissioner’s biographical information includes:

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