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Order of Canada in Innovation

How'd you like to celebrate Canada Day as a new recipient of the Order of Canada? This year's recipients have just been announced.The award recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to one's community and service to the nation. Hadi Mahabadi received the honor for his contribution to innovation in this country.The Iranian born, Mississauga man propelled the research division of Xerox for many years. He now helps small business' take their inventions from the lab to the market. Listen audio (runs 6:06)

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