A former NHL player, charged in the death of a Hamilton man, will be getting a Lifetime Achievement Award at the end of the month.
Former Boston Bruin Stan Jonathon will be honoured at the 9th annual Dreamcatcher Foundation Gala at the Hamilton Convention Centre on October 24th.
The award is given to someone who has made “outstanding achievements” to enhance First Nation communities.
Jonathon is charged with criminal negligence causing death.
Peter Kosid of Hamilton was shot in the back on November 11th of last year while hunting on Six Nations land.
He was shot from a distance of about three football fields.
The pretrial is set for January.