Governor General appoints 75 to Order of Canada

Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean announced 75 new appointments to the Order of Canada on Tuesday.

Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean announced 75 new appointments to the Order of Canada on Tuesday.

The new appointees include five companions — the order's highest rank — as well as 26 officers, 43 members and one honorary officer. The appointments were made on the recommendation of the Advisory Council on the Order of Canada.

Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be held at a later date.

The order's newly appointed companions include:

  • Former prime minister Kim Campbell
  • Former Supreme Court of Canada justice John C. Major
  • Billionaire businessman Wallace McCain, co-founder of the New Brunswick-based McCain Foods empire
  • Architect Raymond Moriyama, who designed the new Canadian War Museum in Ottawa as well as the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto
  • Historian and author Marcel Trudel of Boucherville, Quebec

Other new appointees, with their city of residence and areas of notable achievements:


  • Jocelyne Alloucherie, Montreal, Arts/Visual
  • Gail Asper, Winnipeg, Voluntary Service
  • Randolph C. (Randy) Bachman, Saltspring Island, B.C., Arts/Music
  • Robin W. Boadway, Kingston, Ont., Social Sciences
  • Raymond Breton, Toronto, Social Sciences
  • A.A. Bronson, New York and Toronto, Arts/Visual
  • Victor S. Buffalo, Hobbema, Alta., Industry/Commerce/Business
  • Maria Campbell, Saskatoon, Arts/Writing
  • Joan Clark, Mount Royal, Que., Law
  • George Elliott Clarke, Toronto and Windsor, N.S., Arts/Writing
  • Jean-Marie Dufour, Montreal, Social Sciences
  • Basil (Buzz) Hargrove, Mississauga, Ont., Labour Relations
  • Martha Jodrey, Windsor, N.S., Voluntary Service
  • Donald J. Johnston, Glen Sutton, Que., Public Service
  • Victor Ling, Vancouver, Health Care
  • Peter Mansbridge, Stratford, Ont., Communications
  • Allan P. Markin, Calgary, Industry/Commerce/Business
  • Piers McDonald, Whitehorse, Public Service
  • Frank McKenna, Toronto and Cap-Pelé, N.B., Politics
  • Timothy R. Oke, Vancouver, Social Sciences
  • Landon Pearson, Ottawa, Social Service
  • Clayton H. Riddell, Calgary, Philanthropy
  • John N. Smith, Montreal, Arts/Films
  • David J. Sweet, Vancouver, Forensic Dentistry
  • Audrey Thomas, Galiano Island, B.C., Arts/Writing
  • W. Paul Thompson, Toronto, Arts/Stage


  • Gordon E. Arnell, Calgary, Industry/Commerce/Business
  • Constance Backhouse, Ottawa, Education
  • Lyle R. Best, St. Albert, Alta., Voluntary Service
  • Paul Bley, Cherry Valley, N.Y., and Montreal, Arts/Music
  • Peter Boneham, Gatineau, Que., Arts/Stage
  • Yvette Bonny, Montreal, Health Care
  • Jeanne-d’Arc Bouchard, Roberval, Que., Health Care
  • Robert E. Brown, Westmount, Que., Industry/Commerce/Business
  • Judith Chernin Budovitch, Fredericton, N.B., Voluntary Service
  • Dominic Champagne, Montreal, Arts/Stage
  • Simon Chang, Montreal, Industry/Commerce/Business
  • Marcel A. Desautels, Etobicoke, Ont., Philanthropy
  • Myra A. Freeman, Halifax, Voluntary Service
  • Robert G. Glossop, Ottawa, Social Service
  • Vladimir Hachinski, London, Ont., Health Care
  • Dezso J. Horvath, Toronto, Education
  • Elke Inkster, Erin, Ont., Communications
  • Tim Inkster, Erin, Ont., Communications
  • Patrick J. Keenan, Toronto, Philanthropy
  • Marc Kielburger, Toronto, Social Service
  • Rudolph J. Kriegler, Ottawa, Science
  • Norman Levine, Willowdale, Ont., Health Care
  • Christine Leyser, Guelph, Ont., Social Service
  • H. Wade MacLauchlan, West Covehead, P.E.I., Education
  • R. Gordon M. Macpherson, Burlington, Ont., Arts/Visual
  • Mick Mallon, Iqaluit, Education
  • Judith Mappin, Montreal, Communications
  • Michael Marrus, Toronto, Education
  • Ian W. McDougall, Victoria, Arts/Music
  • Axel Meisen, Calgary and St. John's, Education
  • Henry Morgentaler, Toronto, Health Care
  • Philip Walter Owen, Vancouver, Politics
  • André Poilièvre, Saskatoon, Social Service
  • Brenda Robertson, Moncton, N.B., Politics
  • Kenneth Charles Sauer, Medicine Hat, Alta., Voluntary Service
  • Bernard Savoie, Moncton, N.B.,Voluntary Service
  • Lorne Scott, Indian Head, Sask., Environment
  • T. Clayton Shields, Stratford, Ont., Arts/Stage
  • John S. Speakman, Toronto, Health Care
  • James C. Temerty, Toronto, Voluntary Service
  • José Verstappen, Surrey, B.C., Arts/Music
  • Henry H. Wakabayashi, Burnaby, B.C., Engineering
  • George A. Zarb, Toronto, Ont., Health Care

Honorary Officer

  • Charles Aznavour, Switzerland, Arts/Music