Gregory Evans

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Gregory Evans
CM OOnt QC
Integrity Commissioner of Ontario
In office
March 5, 2001 – September 16, 2001
Preceded by Robert C. Rutherford
Succeeded by Coulter A. A. Osborne
In office
June 29, 1988 – November 30, 1997
Succeeded by Robert C. Rutherford
Personal details
Born Gregory Thomas Evans
(1913-06-13)June 13, 1913
McAdam, New Brunswick
Died May 23, 2010(2010-05-23) (aged 96)
Orillia, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater Saint Joseph's University
Osgoode Hall Law School
Occupation Judge

Gregory Thomas Evans, CM OOnt QC (June 13, 1913 – May 23, 2010) was a Canadian judge and the first Integrity Commissioner of Ontario.

Born in McAdam, New Brunswick, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Joseph's University in 1934 and graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1939. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1939 and was created a Queen's Counsel in 1953. A practicing lawyer, he was appointed a Justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 1965. From 1976 to 1985, he was the Chief Justice of the High Court of Ontario.

From 1962 to 1963, he served as President of the Canadian Bar Association-Ontario (now the Ontario Bar Association).

In 1988, he was appointed Integrity Commissioner of Ontario. He served until 1997 and again for a brief period in 2001.

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In 1999, he was awarded the Order of Ontario. In 2000, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

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