OTTAWA – Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada and four promotions within the Order on Wednesday.
Among the list of appointees was renowned sports photographer and Golf Canada veteran Bernard Brault of Longueuil, Que. Read more on his journey in golf here.
Click here for the full list of appointees.
All appointees will be presented with their insignia at future investiture ceremonies (dates to be determined).
“The Order of Canada celebrates the lives, endeavours and successes of people from coast to coast to coast and from all walks of life. Those being appointed today come from a variety of sectors, have achieved national and international success, and have shown ingenuity, innovation and generosity. What’s more, they have made a difference in their communities and for Canada with their outstanding dedication and commitment. Congratulations to the new Order of Canada appointees, as well as those celebrating a promotion within the Order.”
The Order of Canada was created in 1967, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, to honour people whose service shapes our society, whose innovations ignite our imaginations, and whose compassion unites our communities.
More details to come…