British Columbia

Michael Bublé headlines the latest Order of British Columbia appointments

Thirteen people — including former B.C. finance minister Carole Taylor and B.C. Green Party founder Paul George — were chosen from a list of 160 nominations.

Other notable appointments include former finance minister Carole Taylor, B.C. Green Party founder Paul George

Burnaby-born Buble headlines the class of 13 British Columbians set to become the order's newest members. (Joerg Koch)

Singer Michael Bublé is to be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, one of the province's highest honours.

The Burnaby, B.C.,-born singer headlines the class of 13 British Columbians set to become the order's newest members.

Other notable appointments include former B.C. finance minister Carole Taylor, who was named an officer of the Order of Canada in 2001, and real estate developer Ryan Beedie.

Paul George, co-founder of the B.C. Green Party — North America's first Green Party — was also appointed.

The provincial government says 160 people were nominated this year, with anyone able to put forward a name.

The official in-person investiture ceremony has been postponed due to COVID-19 and this year's members will be invited to attend a ceremony in 2021.

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