Governor General Announces New Appointments to the Order of Canada

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced 95 new appointments to the Order of Canada on December 26, 2014. Among the new appointees were author Eric Walters and illustrator Brenda Clark, both Members of the Order of Canada. James Fleck was raised to Companion of the Order of Canada.

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

The Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours, was established in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Over the last 45 years, more than 6,000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order.

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