Order of Canada
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 5 Companions (C.C.), 21 Officers (O.C.), including 1 Honorary Officer, and 57 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be held at a later date.
The following British Columbians are appointed to the Order.
- Gordon R. Diamond, OC, OBC – Vancouver
- Arthur J. Ray, OC – Vancouver
- Peter Suedfeld, OC – Vancouver
- Luigi Aquilini, CM, OBC – Vancouver
- W.J. Brad Bennett, CM, OBC – Kelowna
- Raymond J. Cole, CM – Vancouver
- Frank Giustra, CM, OBC – Vancouver
- Chan Hon Goh, CM – Vancouver
- Perry R.W. Kendall, CM, OBC – Victoria
- C. Michael O’Brian, CM – Vancouver
- Dorothy E. Smith, CM – Vancouver
- Howard Timothy Lee Soon, CM – Kelowna
- James W. Treliving, CM – Vancouver