This release was issued under a previous government.

Judge Hunter is appointed for a five-year term. The term for the former Assistant Chief Judge, Judge W. Albert Skinner, expired on September 30. 

Judge Hunter was appointed to Provincial Court for Central Region in 2009. Before his appointment, he was a town councillor in Stettler for nine years and served as mayor of Stettler from 2004 to 2009. 

“I’m pleased to appoint Judge Hunter as Assistant Chief Judge. His experience and leadership on the bench will be an asset in this new role. At the same time, as he returns to Central Region Provincial Court, I thank Judge Skinner for his guidance during his tenure as Assistant Chief Judge.”

 Jonathan Denis, Q.C., Minister of Justice and Solicitor General

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